European Journal of Inorganic Chemistry

Cover image for Vol. 2014 Issue 11

Editor: Karen Hindson, Deputy Editor: Preeti Vashi

Impact Factor: 3.12

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2012: 11/44 (Chemistry Inorganic & Nuclear)

Online ISSN: 1099-0682

Associated Title(s): Angewandte Chemie International Edition, Chemistry - A European Journal, Chemistry – An Asian Journal, ChemistryOpen, ChemCatChem, Zeitschrift für anorganische und allgemeine Chemie

Cover Picture: Synthesis and Structural Studies of Rhenium(v) Complexes Stabilized by a Monoanionic Cyclen Ligand (Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2/2004)

2004_02/2004The cover picture shows the structure of the cation [ReO(cyclen-H)I]+. This complex and the analogous [ReO(cyclen-H)Cl]+ are the first examples of d transition metal oxo complexes anchored by a monoanionic cyclen ligand. The deprotonation of cyclen can be accounted by the enhanced Lewis acidity of the d2 rhenium center. Although the geometric contraints of cis-octahedral cyclen could impose the cis-ReO2 unit, the resulting cis-dioxo complex, cis-[ReO2(cyclen)]+, is very reactive, being readily converted into [ReO(cyclen-H)X]+. Details are discussed in the article by I. Santos et al. on p. 243 ff.

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