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Molecules 2004, 9(10), 876-882; doi:10.3390/91000876

Crystal Structure and Characterization of the Dinuclear Cd(II) Complex [Cd(H2O)2(ο-HOC6H4COO)2]2

1,* , 1, 1 and 2
1 New Materials & Function Coordination Chemistry Laboratory, Qingdao University of Science and Technology, Qingdao, 266042, P. R. China 2 Materials Chemistry Laboratory, Nanjing University of Science and Technology, Nanjing, 210094, P. R. China
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Received: 18 June 2004 / Accepted: 21 July 2004 / Published: 30 September 2004
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The structure of a new binuclear cadmium (II) complex, [Cd(H2O)2(Sal)2]2 (Sal= salicylate), has been determined by X-ray crystallography. It was also characterized byelemental analysis, its IR spectrum and thermogravimetric-differential scanningcalorimetry (TG-DSC). It crystallizes in the monoclinic system, space group P21/c, withlattice parameters a = 15.742(3) å, b = 12.451(3) å, c = 7.7225(15) å, β = 96.07(3)o andZ = 4. Two cadmium (II) ions are bridged by two μ2-carboxy oxygen atoms. Eachcadmium atom lies in a distorted capped octahedron coordination geometry. The thermalgravimetry (TG) data indicate that there are four discrete decomposition steps with twoendothermic peaks and one exothermic peak. The final thermal decomposition product isCdO.
Keywords: Salicylate; cadmium (II) complex; single crystal structure; TG-DSC. Salicylate; cadmium (II) complex; single crystal structure; TG-DSC.
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Jian, F.; Xiao, H.; Sun, P.; Zhao, P. Crystal Structure and Characterization of the Dinuclear Cd(II) Complex [Cd(H2O)2(ο-HOC6H4COO)2]2. Molecules 2004, 9, 876-882.

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