Structural and magnetic properties of a novel ferrocenyl-diiodine charge transfer complex

D.W. Allen, R. Berridge, N. Bricklebank, S.D. Forder, F. Palacio, S.J. Coles, M.B. Hursthouse, P.J. Skabara

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Abstract

The reaction of 4-ferrocenyl-1,3-dithiole-2-thione with diiodine affords an unprecedented 'double' charge-transfer complex; the highly ordered ferrocenium units are held by a supramolecular polyiodide chain, and the material shows evidence of the formation of zigzag magnetic chains below 2 K.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)3975-3977
Number of pages2
JournalInorganic Chemistry
Volume42
Issue number13
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 30 Jun 2003

Keywords

  • paramagnetic resonance
  • electronic-strucutre
  • adducts
  • triiodide
  • chains

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