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Dicyanometallates as model extended frameworks

DOI: 10.1021/jacs.5b13446 DOI Help

Authors: Joshua A. Hill (University of Oxford) , Amber Thompson (University of Oxford) , Andrew Goodwin (University of Oxford)
Co-authored by industrial partner: No

Type: Journal Paper
Journal: Journal Of The American Chemical Society

State: Published (Approved)
Published: April 2016
Diamond Proposal Number(s): 9981

Abstract: We report the structures of eight new dicyanometallate frameworks containing molecular extra-framework cations. These systems include a number of hybrid inorganic–organic analogues of conventional ceramics, such as Ruddlesden-Popper phases and perovskites. The structure types adopted are rationalised in the broader context of all known dicyanometallate framework structures. We show that the structural diversity of this family can be understood (i) in terms of the charge and coordination preferences of the particular metal cation acting as framework node, and (ii) the size, shape, and extent of incorporation of extra-framework cations. In this way, we suggest that dicyanometallates form a particularly attractive model family of extended frameworks in which to explore the interplay between molecular degrees of freedom, framework topology, and supramolecular interactions.

Subject Areas: Chemistry


Instruments: I19-Small Molecule Single Crystal Diffraction

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