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Journal of Coordination Chemistry

Year: 2008  |  Volume: 61  |  Issue: 15  |  Page No.: 2347 - 2355

A new inorganic-organic hybrid polyoxometalate constructed by [PMo8V6O42] clusters and transition metal complexes

Yan Ding, Hongli Chen, Enbo Wang, Ying Ma and Xinlong Wang


A new compound [Zn(phen)2]2[ GCOO_A_293169_O_XML_IMAGES\GCOO_A_293169_O_ILM0001.gif][Zn(phen)2(H2O)]2[ GCOO_A_293169_O_XML_IMAGES\GCOO_A_293169_O_ILM0002.gif] · 7H2O (phen = phenanthroline) has been synthesized under hydrothermal conditions and characterized by IR, TG analysis and single-crystal X-ray diffraction. Compound 1 crystallizes in the monoclinic system, space group P21/C, a = 21.609(4) Aring, b = 16.537(3) Aring, c = 21.279(4) Aring, agr = 90°, β = 100.25(3)°, γ = 90°, V = 7483(3) Aring3, Z = 2. The basic building unit in 1 is the [PMo8V6O42] cluster. The most remarkable structural feature of 1 is that there exist two distinct [PMo8V6O42] clusters. One is covalently linked by [Zn(phen)2] complexes to form a 2D covalent layer, the other supports two [Zn(phen)2(H2O)] complexes forming a discrete bisupporting structure. It is interesting that discrete bisupporting clusters locate in the space of two adjacent covalently layers to form a 3D supramolecular framework.

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