Synthesis of Cu(I) octamolybdates using tetrakis-acetonitrilecopper(I) hexafluorophosphate

TitleSynthesis of Cu(I) octamolybdates using tetrakis-acetonitrilecopper(I) hexafluorophosphate
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2009
AuthorsFielden J, Long DL, Cronin L, Kogerler P
Journal TitlePolyhedron
Date Published09/02
ISBN Number0277-5387
Accession NumberISI:000270122300041
Keywordsarchitectures, building-blocks, cluster, complexes, copper(i) complex, crystal structure, functionalization, growth, ligands, mass-spectrometry, polyoxometalates, polyoxomolybdates, structural characterization

Reaction of (NBu4)(2)[Mo2O7] with [Cu(CH3CN)(4)](PF6) in acetonitrile results in isolation of the orange beta-octamolybdate [Cu(CH3CN)(4)](2)[Mo8O26Cu2(CH3CN)(4)] (1) along with the colourless alpha-octamolybdate [Cu(CH3CN)(4)](4)[Mo8O26]center dot 2CH(3)CN (2). Both products decompose rapidly upon removal from their mother liquors, forming an insoluble, dark brown coloured phase with the composition Cu-4[Mo8O26]center dot 0.6CH(3)CN center dot 16H(2)O (3). The copper(I) acetonitrile derivatised isopolyanion in 1 thus represents an intermediate structure between the simple, underivatised octamolybdate 2 and fully condensed, polymeric phase 3. (C) 2009 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.

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