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Molecules 2007, 12(7), 1410-1419; doi:10.3390/12071410

Electrochemical Synthesis and Structural Characterization of a Novel Mixed-valence Copper (I)-copper (II) Complex: {[Bis(ethylenediamine) Copper (II)] Bis[diiodocuprate (I)]}

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Department of Chemistry, School of Science, Azzahra University, P.O.Box 1993891176, Tehran, Iran
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Institute and Outpatient Clinic for Occupation and Social Medicine of the Justus-Liebig-University of Giessen, Aulweg 129 III, 35392 Giessen, Federal Republic of Germany
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Received: 6 June 2007 / Revised: 9 July 2007 / Accepted: 10 July 2007 / Published: 12 July 2007
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Abstract

A novel, mixed-valent copper(I)-copper(II) complex, {[bis(ethylene-diamine)copper(II)] bis[diiodocuprate(I)]} (1), has been prepared by electrochemicaldissolution of a sacrificial copper anode in a solution of ethylenediamine (en), I2 andtetraethylammoniumperchlorate (TEAP) as supporting electrolyte in acetonitrile (AcN)and characterized by single-crystal X-ray structure determination. The crystal structure ofthe complex 1 shows that it consists of a CuI2 polymer formed from I- ligands bridgingCu(I) ions, with a nearly square planar geometry of bivalente Cu(II) atoms chelated by twoethylenediamine ligands. The results also show that direct electrosynthesis of the complexhad high current efficiency, purity and electrolysis yield. View Full-Text
Keywords: Copper (I/II); complex; electrosynthesis; ethylenediamine; diiodocuprate(I). Copper (I/II); complex; electrosynthesis; ethylenediamine; diiodocuprate(I).
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Fotouhi, L.; Dehghanpour, S.; Heravi, M.M.; Ardakani, M.D. Electrochemical Synthesis and Structural Characterization of a Novel Mixed-valence Copper (I)-copper (II) Complex: {[Bis(ethylenediamine) Copper (II)] Bis[diiodocuprate (I)]}. Molecules 2007, 12, 1410-1419.

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