CENTRO DE QUIMICA INORGANICA "DR. PEDRO J. AYMONINO"
Unidad Ejecutora - UE
Synthesis and Characterization of a Zinc(II) Complex of Bispicen
BEATRIZ S. PARAJON-COSTA; GUSTAVO A. ECHEVERRÍA; OSCAR E. PIRO; ENRIQUE J. BARAN
ZEITSCHRIFT FUR NATURFORSCHUNG SECTION B - A JOURNAL OF CHEMICAL SCIENCES
VERLAG Z NATURFORSCH
Lugar: Tübingen; Año: 2013 vol. 68 p. 1327 - 1327
The synthesis of a Zn(II) complex of bispicen, the tetradentate ligand N,N´-bis(2-pyridylmethyl)-ethylenediamine, of composition [Zn(bispicen)Cl(H2O)]2[ZnCl4] is reported. Its crystal and molecular structure was determined by single-crystal X-ray diffraction methods. It crystallizes in the monoclinic space group C2/c with Z =4 molecules per unit cell. The Zn(II) cation in the[Zn(bispicen)Cl(H2O)]+ complex is in a distorted octahedral environment, coordinated to a neutral bispicen molecule acting as a tetradentate ligand through its two amine nitrogen atoms, at cis positions, and its two pyridyl N atoms, at trans positions. The six-fold coordination is completed by a chloride ion and a water molecule. The tetrahedral [ZnCl4]2- counter-ion lies on a crystallographic twofold axis. The complex was further characterized by FTIR spectroscopy, and its vibrational behavior compared with that of the dihydrated tetrahydrochloride of free bispicen.