Angewandte Chemie International Edition

Cover image for Vol. 53 Issue 32

Editor: Peter Gölitz, Deputy Editors: Neville Compton, Haymo Ross

Online ISSN: 1521-3773

Associated Title(s): Angewandte Chemie, Chemistry - A European Journal, Chemistry – An Asian Journal, Zeitschrift für Chemie

48_51/2009Cover Picture: Two-Dimensional Triangular and Square Heterometallic Clusters: Influence of the Closed-Shell d10 Electronic Configuration (Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 51/2009)

Guilded Rafts ... can be formed by heterometallic clusters. In their Communication on page 9663 ff., P. Braunstein, M. Bénard et al. describe the synthesis, structure, and theoretical analysis of a unique series of 2D raft mixed-metal clusters of the type {M[m]}n (M=Cu, n=3; M=Ag, Au, n=4; the bridging metalloligand [m] is {MoCp(CO)3}). Intramolecular, metallophilic d10···d10 interactions occur in the ν2-triangular (M=Cu) or ν2-square (M=Ag, Au) structures of the metal cores.

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