The hydrogen-bonded coordination polymer tetracesium bis(5-nitroisophthalate) heptahydrate

Smith, Graham & Wermuth, Urs D. (2011) The hydrogen-bonded coordination polymer tetracesium bis(5-nitroisophthalate) heptahydrate. Journal of Chemical Crystallography, 41(5), pp. 688-692.

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The coordination polymer complex tetracesium bis(5-nitroisophthalate) heptahydrate [Cs4(C8H3NO6)2 (H2O)7]n has been synthesized and characterized using single-crystal X-ray diffraction. Crystals are monoclinic, space group P21/c, with Z = 4 in a cell with dimensions a = 12.3213(3), b =6.7557(2) c = 36.2020(9) Å, β = 90.548(2)o. The complex is based on a repeating unit comprising four independent and different Cs coordination centres, two 6-coordinate, and two 8-coordinate [Cs-O, range 2.959(5)-3.386(5)Å], and seven water molecules, two of which are monodentate and the other five bridging, while all other oxygen atoms in the structure, including those of the nitro groups form inter-Cs bridges. Extensive water O-H…O hydrogen-bonding interactions give a three-dimensional framework. This structure represents the first of an alkali metal compound of 5-nitroisophthalic acid that has been reported.

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ID Code: 41081
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
Keywords: crystal structure, cesium, coordination polymer, hydrogen bonding
DOI: 10.1007/s10870-010-9953-x
ISSN: 1074-1542
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > CHEMICAL SCIENCE (030000) > PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY (INCL. STRUCTURAL) (030600)
Divisions: Past > Schools > Chemistry
Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Science and Technology
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2011 Springer
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Deposited On: 03 Apr 2011 21:41
Last Modified: 04 Apr 2011 22:04

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