Noninnocent Behavior of Nitrosoarene–Pyridine Hybrid Ligands: Ruthenium Complexes Bearing a 2-(2-Nitrosoaryl)Pyridine Monoanion Radical

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  • Siu-Chung Chan,

    1. Department of Biology and Chemistry, City University of Hong Kong, Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon Hong Kong SAR (P. R. China)
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  • Dr. Jason England,

    1. Max-Planck-Institut für Chemische EnergieKonversion, Stiftstrasse 34–36, 45470 Mülheim an der Ruhr (Germany)
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  • Wing-Chun Lee,

    1. Department of Biology and Chemistry, City University of Hong Kong, Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon Hong Kong SAR (P. R. China)
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  • Prof. Dr. Karl Wieghardt,

    Corresponding author
    1. Max-Planck-Institut für Chemische EnergieKonversion, Stiftstrasse 34–36, 45470 Mülheim an der Ruhr (Germany)
    • Max-Planck-Institut für Chemische EnergieKonversion, Stiftstrasse 34–36, 45470 Mülheim an der Ruhr (Germany)
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  • Prof. Dr. Chun-Yuen Wong

    Corresponding author
    1. Department of Biology and Chemistry, City University of Hong Kong, Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon Hong Kong SAR (P. R. China)
    • Department of Biology and Chemistry, City University of Hong Kong, Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon Hong Kong SAR (P. R. China)
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Abstract

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Redox-active ligands: Structural, spectroscopic, and theoretical studies of ruthenium(II) complexes bearing 2-(2-nitrosoaryl)pyridine ligands and their reduced analogues reveals the redox noninnocence of 2-(2-nitrosoaryl)pyridine (see scheme).

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