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Inorganics 2018, 6(2), 50; https://doi.org/10.3390/inorganics6020050

Synthesis and Characterization of (pyNO)2GaCl: A Redox-Active Gallium Complex

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Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, Swarthmore College, 500 College Avenue, Swarthmore, PA 19081, USA
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Department of Chemistry, University of Pennsylvania, 231 South 34th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
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Received: 14 April 2018 / Revised: 11 May 2018 / Accepted: 15 May 2018 / Published: 21 May 2018
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Redox-Active Ligand in Coordination Chemistry)
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We report the synthesis of a gallium complex incorporating redox-active pyridyl nitroxide ligands. The (pyNO)2GaCl complex was prepared in 85% yield via a salt metathesis route and was characterized by 1H and 13C NMR spectroscopies, X-ray diffraction, and theory. UV–Vis absorption spectroscopy and electrochemistry were used to access the optical and electrochemical properties of the complex, respectively. Our discussion focuses primarily on a comparison of the gallium complex to the corresponding aluminum derivative and shows that although the complexes are very similar, small differences in the electronic structure of the complexes can be correlated to the identity of the metal. View Full-Text
Keywords: gallium; redox-active ligand; non-innocent ligand; Lewis acid; Group 13 metals gallium; redox-active ligand; non-innocent ligand; Lewis acid; Group 13 metals
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Kirsh, J.M.; Woodside, A.J.; Manor, B.C.; Carroll, P.J.; Rablen, P.R.; Graves, C.R. Synthesis and Characterization of (pyNO)2GaCl: A Redox-Active Gallium Complex. Inorganics 2018, 6, 50.

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