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Lanthanides: β-Diketonate Compounds

  1. Ke-Zhi Wang

Published Online: 17 DEC 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781119951438.eibc2025

Encyclopedia of Inorganic and Bioinorganic Chemistry

Encyclopedia of Inorganic and Bioinorganic Chemistry

How to Cite

Wang, K.-Z. 2012. Lanthanides: β-Diketonate Compounds. Encyclopedia of Inorganic and Bioinorganic Chemistry. .

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  1. Beijing Normal University, Beijing, People's Republic of China

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  1. Published Online: 17 DEC 2012

Abstract

This chapter first outlines the types of β-diketones recently reported for lanthanide coordination complexes, followed by summaries of some representative examples of β-diketonate lanthanide complexes. Special attention has been paid to the fascinating world of single-crystal X-ray structures of these complexes.

Keywords:

  • lanthanide;
  • diketone;
  • polynuclear complex;
  • mononuclear complex;
  • molecular structure;
  • dendritic ligands