Cis-Bis(2,2′-Bipyridine-N,N′) Complexes of Ruthenium(III)/(II) and Osmium(III)/(II)

  1. Jean'ne M. Shreeve
  1. Peter A. Lay1,
  2. Alan M. Sargeson1,
  3. Henry Taube2,
  4. Mei H. Chou3 and
  5. Carol Creutz3

Published Online: 5 JAN 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470132555.ch78

Inorganic Syntheses, Volume 24

Inorganic Syntheses, Volume 24

How to Cite

Lay, P. A., Sargeson, A. M., Taube, H., Chou, M. H. and Creutz, C. (1986) Cis-Bis(2,2′-Bipyridine-N,N′) Complexes of Ruthenium(III)/(II) and Osmium(III)/(II), in Inorganic Syntheses, Volume 24 (ed J. M. Shreeve), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470132555.ch78

Editor Information

  1. Department of Chemistry, University of Idaho

Author Information

  1. 1

    Research School of Chemistry, The Australian National University, GPO Box 4, Canberra, A. C. T. 2601, Australia.

  2. 2

    Department of Chemistry, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305.

  3. 3

    Department of Chemistry, Brookhaven National Laboratories, Upton, Long Island, NY 11973.

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 5 JAN 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1986

Book Series:

  1. Inorganic Syntheses

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471834410

Online ISBN: 9780470132555



  • osmium polypyridine complexes;
  • ruthenium polypyridine complexes;
  • chlorine ion;
  • chlorine;
  • inorganic synthesis


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • cis-Bis(2,2′-bipyridine-N,N′)dichlororuthenium(II)Dihydrate, cis-Ru(bpy)2Cl2·2H2O

  • cis-Bis(2,2′-bipyridine-N,N′)dichlororuthenium(III)Chloride Dihydrate, cis-Ru(bpy)2Cl2]Cl·2H2O

  • cis-Bis(2,2′-bipyridine-N,N′)dichloroosmium(III)Chloride Dihydrate, cis-[Os(bpy)2Cl2]Cl·2H2O and cis-Bis(2,2′-bipyridine-N,N′)dichloroosmium(III) Chloride, cis-[Os(bpy)2Cl2]Cl

  • cis-Bis(2,2′-bipyridine-N,N′)dichloroosmium(II),cis-[Os(bpy)2Cl2]

  • cis-Bis(2,2′-bipyridine-N,N′)bis(trifluoromethanesulfonato-O)- ruthenium(III) Trifluoromethanesulfonate, cis-[Ru(bpy)2(OSO2CF3)2](CF3SO3) and cis-Bis(2,2′-bipyridine N,N′)bis(trifluoromethanesulfonato-O)osmium(III)Trifluoromethanesulfonate,[Os(bpy)2(OSO2CF3)2](CF3SO3)

  • cis-Diaquabis(2-2′-bipyridine-N,N′)osmium(III) Trifluoromethanesulfonate, cis[Os(bpy)2(OH2)2](CF3SO3)3