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Synthesis and Redox Properties of Triiron Complexes Featuring Strong Fe–Fe Interactions

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  • Dr. Qinliang Zhao,

    1. Chemistry & Chemical Biology, Harvard University, 12 Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA 02138 (USA), Fax: (+1) 617-496-3792
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  • Prof. Theodore A. Betley

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    1. Chemistry & Chemical Biology, Harvard University, 12 Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA 02138 (USA), Fax: (+1) 617-496-3792
    • Chemistry & Chemical Biology, Harvard University, 12 Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA 02138 (USA), Fax: (+1) 617-496-3792
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  • T.A.B. and Q.Z. thank the Camille and Henry Dreyfus Postdoctoral Program in Environmental Chemistry and Harvard University for funding.

Abstract

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A modular hexadentate polyamide ligand directs the assembly of triiron complexes (see structure). Crystallographic studies reveal significant metal–metal bonding interactions, which are enhanced upon oxidation.

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