Polymorph of Dibenzo-24-Crown-8 and its Mercury Complex

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Abstract

Dibenzo-24-crown-8 is studied herein as a flexible ligand able to adopt different conformations, as well as for the complexation of mercury. The recrystallization of dibenzo-24-crown-8 (DB24C8) from dry THF gives a new polymorphic structure of this ligand. This new structure is described and compared to the literature compound. Additionally, coordination of this ligand to mercury iodide HgI2 is studied.

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