Isolation and x-ray crystal structure of [Cu(NH3) 4H2O.18-crown-6]n2+[PF 6]2n- a linear face-to-face hydrogen bonded chain copolymer

Howard M. Colquhoun*, J. Fraser Stoddart, David J. Williams

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Abstract

X-Ray crystallography reveals that the [aquo-(tetra-ammine)copper] 2+ ion forms a chain copolymer with 18-crown-6 in which each individual crown molecule is involved in no fewer than ten hydrogen bonds with four ammine ligands co-ordinated to the copper(II) centres in adjacent ions.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)849-850
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of the Chemical Society, Chemical Communications
Issue number16
DOIs
StatePublished - 1981

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