A Cube in a Tetrahedron: Microwave-Assisted Synthesis of an Octametallic Fe III Cluster

Ian A. Gass, Constantinos J. Milios, A. Gavin Whittaker, Fransesca P.A. Fabiani, Simon Parsons, Mark Murrie, Spyros P. Perlepes, Euan K. Brechin

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Abstract

The microwave-assisted reaction of Fe(O 2CMe)2 with salicylaldoxime (saoH2) in pyridine produces an octametallic cluster in crystalline form in 2 min. The core describes a cube encapsulated in a tetrahedron, while sao2- exhibits a novel coordination mode.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)5281-5283
Number of pages3
JournalInorganic Chemistry
Volume45
Issue number14
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 6 Oct 2006

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    Gass, I. A., Milios, C. J., Whittaker, A. G., Fabiani, F. P. A., Parsons, S., Murrie, M., Perlepes, S. P., & Brechin, E. K. (2006). A Cube in a Tetrahedron: Microwave-Assisted Synthesis of an Octametallic Fe III Cluster. Inorganic Chemistry, 45(14), 5281-5283. https://doi.org/10.1021/ic0607843