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Molecules 2009, 14(7), 2582-2593; doi:10.3390/molecules14072582
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Synthesis, Crystal Structure, and Kinetics of the Thermal Decomposition of the Nickel(II) Complex of the Schiff Base 2-[(4 Methylphenylimino)methyl]-6-methoxyphenol

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Received: 11 May 2009; in revised form: 29 June 2009 / Accepted: 8 July 2009 / Published: 15 July 2009
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Abstract: A new dinuclear complex, [Ni2(H2O)L4]·5H2O, consisting of chelating bidentate and bridging tridentate coordinated 2-[(4-methylphenylimino)methyl]-6-methoxyphenol (HL) Schiff base ligands and water molecules has been synthesized using a traditional method. The structure of this complex was characterized by FTIR and UV/Vis spectroscopy and thermogravimetric analyses (TG-DTG) and further confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction. Its crystal structure is of monoclinic system, space group P21/c with a = 13.2837(5) Å, b = 27.3886(10) Å, c = 17.5415(6) Å, α = 90 º, β = 108.429(2) º, γ = 90 º, V = 6054.7(4) Å3, Z = 4. The crystal structure reveals that there is a Ni·Ni core, with a separation of 3.183 Å. Its thermal decomposition kinetics were also studied.
Keywords: dinickel complex; crystal structure; Schiff base dinickel complex; crystal structure; Schiff base
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Wang, Y.-F.; Liu, J.-F.; Xian, H.-D.; Zhao, G.-L. Synthesis, Crystal Structure, and Kinetics of the Thermal Decomposition of the Nickel(II) Complex of the Schiff Base 2-[(4 Methylphenylimino)methyl]-6-methoxyphenol. Molecules 2009, 14, 2582-2593.

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Wang Y-F, Liu J-F, Xian H-D, Zhao G-L. Synthesis, Crystal Structure, and Kinetics of the Thermal Decomposition of the Nickel(II) Complex of the Schiff Base 2-[(4 Methylphenylimino)methyl]-6-methoxyphenol. Molecules. 2009; 14(7):2582-2593.

Chicago/Turabian Style

Wang, Yan-Fang; Liu, Jian-Feng; Xian, Hui-Duo; Zhao, Guo-Liang. 2009. "Synthesis, Crystal Structure, and Kinetics of the Thermal Decomposition of the Nickel(II) Complex of the Schiff Base 2-[(4 Methylphenylimino)methyl]-6-methoxyphenol." Molecules 14, no. 7: 2582-2593.


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