Synthesis and Structure of Dimeric Copper (I) Complex from Bis[(2,2’)-dimethyl 2,2’-(1,10-phenanthroline-2,9-diyl) bis(methan-1-yl-1-ylidene)-bis(hydrazinecarbo dithioate)]


Metal complex, bis[(2,2’)-dimethyl 2,2’-(1,10-phenanthrline-2,9-diyl)bis(methan-1-yl-1-ylidene)-bis(hydrazinecarrbo dithioate)copper(I)], was synthesized from the reaction of Schiff base, (2,2’)-dimethyl 2,2’-(1,10-phenanthroline-2,9-diyl)bis(methan-1-yl-1-ylidene)-bis(hydrazinecarbo dithioate) and CuCl2 at reflux condition in methanol. The copper centers of the complex appear to be reduced. This probably was facilitated by in situ oxidative formation of disulfide bond at the uncomplexed ligand moieties. Single crystal X-ray diffraction analysis reveals the distorted tetrahedral geometry around the copper centers. This compound crystallizes in the triclinic space group, P-1 with crystallographic parameters: a = 10.006(3) ?, b = 13.272(3) ?, c = 22.123(6) ?, α = 85.656(6)°, β = 81.656(6)°, γ = 73.097(5)°, μ = 1.223 mm-1 , V = 2779.5(13) ?3, Z = 2, Dc = 1.437 Mg/m3, T = 293 (2) K.

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M. Arifuzzaman, T. Siddiquee, M. Karim, A. Mirza and M. Ali, "Synthesis and Structure of Dimeric Copper (I) Complex from Bis[(2,2’)-dimethyl 2,2’-(1,10-phenanthroline-2,9-diyl) bis(methan-1-yl-1-ylidene)-bis(hydrazinecarbo dithioate)]," Crystal Structure Theory and Applications, Vol. 2 No. 4, 2013, pp. 159-166. doi: 10.4236/csta.2013.24022.

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