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Crystals 2016, 6(10), 96; doi:10.3390/cryst6100096

A Heterobimetallic 2-D Coordination Polymer [Na2(Cu2I2(2pyCOO)4)(H2O)4]n (2pyCOO=picolinate) within a 3-D Supramolecular Architecture

School of Chemical Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Penang 11800, Malaysia
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Received: 12 July 2016 / Revised: 9 August 2016 / Accepted: 11 August 2016 / Published: 18 October 2016
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Crystal Structure of Complex Compounds)
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A heterobimetallic 2-D coordination polymer, [Na2(Cu2I2(2pyCOO)4)(H2O)4]n (1) (2pyCOO=picolinate) was synthesized and characterized. The complex was also structurally characterized using single X-ray diffraction studies that revealed the complex 1 having a vertex symbol of 4.82 which corresponds to fes topology. Together with hydrogen bonds and interdigitating π···π interactions, these thus facilitate the formation of 3-D supramolecular network. The nitrogen gas absorption amount of 1 at 77 K shows a small volume of N2 sorption isotherm with a small Langmuir and a Brunauer-Emmett-Teller (BET) surface area indicating that the heterobimetallic 3-D supramolecular of 1 exhibits a very weak ability of adsorbing gas. View Full-Text
Keywords: 2-D coordination polymer; interdigitating stacking; fes topology; gas sorption 2-D coordination polymer; interdigitating stacking; fes topology; gas sorption
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Kamari, A.A.; Haque, R.A.; Razali, M.R. A Heterobimetallic 2-D Coordination Polymer [Na2(Cu2I2(2pyCOO)4)(H2O)4]n (2pyCOO=picolinate) within a 3-D Supramolecular Architecture. Crystals 2016, 6, 96.

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