This work was supported by the Swiss National Foundation.
Formation of the First Isomeric Catenates by Self-Assembly about Two Different Metal Ions†
Article first published online: 22 DEC 2003
Copyright © 1995 by VCH Verlagsgesellschaft mbH, Germany
Angewandte Chemie International Edition in English
Volume 34, Issue 5, pages 582–584, March 20, 1995
How to Cite
Piguet, C., Bernardinelli, G., Williams, A. F. and Bocquet, B. (1995), Formation of the First Isomeric Catenates by Self-Assembly about Two Different Metal Ions. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. Engl., 34: 582–584. doi: 10.1002/anie.199505821
- Issue published online: 22 DEC 2003
- Article first published online: 22 DEC 2003
- Manuscript Received: 17 SEP 1994
- iron compounds;
- silver compounds
Two interlocked organometallic macrocycles make up the complex ion [FeAg2L2]4+ (1). The catenate structure forms by quantitative self-assembly of two ligand strands L and FeII and AgI ions. The FeII center coordinates the tridentate subunits in a pseudooctahedral fashion, the AgI ions the bidentate subunits in a pseudotetrahedral fashion. Since the two bidentate units of each strand L are coordinated to the same AgI center, homo- and heterochiral isomers of 1 arise.