Rational design versus serendipity: The first two high-nuclearity MnII/III clusters with a novel extended bis(phenylpyrazolyl)pyridyl ligand (see graphic) are described in a promising route for the preparation of new magnetic coordination aggregates, differing from conventional methods involving small bridging ligands.
- coordination chemistry
- clusters compounds
- ligand design
- magnetic properties
Costa, J. S., Craig, G. A., Barrios, L. A., Roubeau, O., Ruiz, E., Gómez-Coca, S., ... Aromí, G. (2011). The use of a bis(phenylpyrazolyl)pyridyl ligand to prepare [Mn4] and [Mn10] cage complexes. Chemistry - A European Journal, 17(18), 4960-4963. https://doi.org/10.1002/chem.201003329