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An [FeIII30] molecular metal oxide

DOI: 10.1039/D1CC06224G DOI Help

Authors: Alice E. Dearle (The University of Edinburgh) , Daniel J. Cutler (The University of Edinburgh) , Marco Coletta (The University of Edinburgh) , Edward Lee (The University of Glasgow) , Sourav Dey (Indian Institute of Technology Bombay) , Sergio Sanz (The University of Edinburgh) , Hector W. L. Fraser (The University of Edinburgh) , Gary Nichol (The University of Edinburgh) , Gopalan Rajaraman (Indian Institute of Technology Bombay) , J├╝rgen Schnack (Universitat Bielefeld) , Leroy Cronin (The University of Glasgow) , Euan K. Brechin (The University of Edinburgh)
Co-authored by industrial partner: No

Type: Journal Paper
Journal: Chemical Communications , VOL 58 , PAGES 52-55

State: Published (Approved)
Published: November 2021
Diamond Proposal Number(s): 22240

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Abstract: Dissolution of FeBr3 in a mixture of acetonitrile and 3,4-lutidine in the presence of an amine results in the formation of an [Fe30] molecular metal oxide containing alternating layers of tetrahedral and octahedral FeIII ions. Mass spectrometry suggests the cluster is formed quickly and remains stable in solution, while magnetic measurements and DFT calculations reveal competing antiferromagnetic exchange interactions.

Subject Areas: Chemistry

Instruments: I19-Small Molecule Single Crystal Diffraction

Added On: 23/11/2021 16:28


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Physical Chemistry Chemistry Inorganic Chemistry

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Diffraction Single Crystal X-ray Diffraction (SXRD)