Cyanogen as a Bridging Ligand—Preparation and Crystal Structure of Polymeric [Ag{(CN)2}2]n[AsF6]n with an Undulating Square Cationic Network


  • Dedicated to Professor Rolf Sammet on the occasion of his 65th birthday


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Of interest for metal-catalyzed reactions of cyanogen is the structure of complexes containing this pseudohalogen. In the cation 1, the title compound is present in a polymeric network in which each silver atom is surrounded by a square-planar array of nitrogen atoms.

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