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Crystals 2016, 6(5), 48; doi:10.3390/cryst6050048

Coordination Networks Based on Boronate and Benzoxaborolate Ligands

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Institut Charles Gerhardt de Montpellier, UMR 5253, CNRS UM ENSCM, Montpellier 34095, France
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Laboratoire de Chimie de la Matière Condensée de Paris, UMR 7574, Sorbonne Universités, UPMC Univ Paris 06, CNRS, Collège de France, Paris 75252, France
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Université Clermont Auvergne, SIGMA Clermont, Institut de Chimie de Clermont-Ferrand, BP 10448, F-63000 Clermont-Ferrand, France
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CNRS, UMR 6296, ICCF, F-63178 Aubière, France
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Institut de Chimie Séparative de Marcoule, UMR 5257, CNRS CEA UM ENSCM, Bagnols-sur-Cèze 30207, France
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Institut Européen des Membranes, CNRS-UMR 5635, UM, Montpellier 34095, France
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Vice-Chancellor’s Office, University House, Lancaster University, Lancaster LA1 4YW, UK
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Magnetic Resonance Centre, Department of Physics, University of Warwick, Coventry CV4 7HS, UK
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Academic Editors: Umit B. Demirci, Philippe Miele and Pascal G. Yot
Received: 29 March 2016 / Revised: 20 April 2016 / Accepted: 27 April 2016 / Published: 2 May 2016
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Boron-Based (Nano-)Materials: Fundamentals and Applications)
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Despite the extensive range of investigations on boronic acids (R-B(OH)2), some aspects of their reactivity still need to be explored. This is the case for the coordination chemistry of boronate anions (R-B(OH)3), which has only recently been started to be studied. The purpose of this review is to summarize some of the key features of boronate ligands (and of their cyclic derivatives, benzoxaborolates) in materials: (i) coordination properties; (ii) spectroscopic signatures; and (iii) emerging applications. View Full-Text
Keywords: boronate; tri-hydroxyborate; benzoxaborolate; boronic acid; benzoxaborole; coordination polymer; solid state NMR; IR spectroscopy; crystallography; DFT boronate; tri-hydroxyborate; benzoxaborolate; boronic acid; benzoxaborole; coordination polymer; solid state NMR; IR spectroscopy; crystallography; DFT
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Sene, S.; Pizzoccaro, M.A.; Vezzani, J.; Reinholdt, M.; Gaveau, P.; Berthomieu, D.; Bégu, S.; Gervais, C.; Bonhomme, C.; Renaudin, G.; Mesbah, A.; van der Lee, A.; Smith, M.E.; Laurencin, D. Coordination Networks Based on Boronate and Benzoxaborolate Ligands. Crystals 2016, 6, 48.

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