Synthesis and structure of a water-soluble μ-η11-N2 dinuclear RuII complex with a polyamine ligand

Koji Yoshimoto, Takeshi Yatabe, Takahiro Matsumoto, Andrew Robertson, Hidetaka Nakai, Hiromasa Tanaka, Takashi Kamachi, Yoshihito Shiota, Kazunari Yoshizawa, Koichiro Asazawa, Hirohisa Tanaka, Seiji Ogo

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We report the first example of a μ-η11-N2 dinuclear RuII complex with a polyamine ligand and elucidate the structure by means of X-ray analysis. The N=N stretching vibration has been observed at 1994 cm-1 by Raman spectroscopy, which is the lowest value of all the known N2-coordinated RuII complexes. This low value strongly suggests the N=N bond is primed for activation.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)149-151
Number of pages3
JournalChemistry Letters
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 2016

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Chemistry(all)

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