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Synthesis, x-ray structure and redox properties of [Ru2(?-O) (?-O2CMe)2(Me2NCH2CH2NH2)2(PPh3)2](ClO4)2

Syamala, Ariyanchira and Chakravarty, Akhil R (1994) Synthesis, x-ray structure and redox properties of [Ru2(?-O) (?-O2CMe)2(Me2NCH2CH2NH2)2(PPh3)2](ClO4)2. In: Polyhedron, 13 (22). pp. 3079-3083.

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The title complex has been prepared from a reaction of [Ru2O(O22CMe)2 (MeCN)4(PPH3)2](ClO4)2 with N,N-dimethyl-1,2-diaminoethane (dmen) in MeOH. The crystal structure of [Ru2O(O2CMe)2(dmen)2(PPh3)2](ClO4)2.MeOH shows the presence of a [Ru2(mu-O)(mu-O2CMe)2]2+ core. The terminal ligands on each metal are a PPh3 and a bidentate chelating dmen. The Ru-Ru distance and Ru-O-Ru angle in the core are 3.271(2) angstrom and 120.9(4)-degrees. The more electron-donating site of the dmen ligand is bonded at the terminal sites trans to the mu-oxo ligand. The complex displays a visible absorption band at 566 nm (epsilon, 6960 M-1 cm-1) in MeCN and undergoes a nearly reversible one-electron oxidation at 1.02 V and an irreversible reduction at -0.52 V (vs SCE) in MeCN-0.1 M [NBu4n](ClO4).

Item Type: Journal Article
Publication: Polyhedron
Publisher: Elsevier Science
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Department/Centre: Division of Chemical Sciences > Inorganic & Physical Chemistry
Date Deposited: 20 May 2011 07:27
Last Modified: 20 May 2011 07:27
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ac.in/id/eprint/36867

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