Synthesis and characterization of a spin crossover iron(ii)-iron(iii) mixed valence supramolecular pseudo-dimer exhibiting chiral recognition, hydrogen bonding, and π-π Interactions

Cynthia T. Brewer, Greg Brewer, Ray J. Butcher, Everett E. Carpenter, Ann Marie Schmiedekamp, Carol Viragh

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Reaction of iron(ii) and the 3: 1 Schiff base condensate of 5-methylpyrazole-3-carboxaldehyde and tris(2-aminoethyl)amine in air gives a pseudo-dimer complex with a triple helix structure made of Δ-Δ and Λ-Λ pairings of spin crossover iron(ii) and low spin iron(iii) cations that are held together by three π-π and hydrogen bonding interactions.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)295-298
Number of pages4
JournalDalton Transactions
Issue number3
StatePublished - Jan 10 2007


All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Inorganic Chemistry

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