When three is not a crowd: the first trinuclear complexes of N-4-substituted-3,5-dipyridyl-1,2,4-triazole ligands, [Fe-3(II)(Rdpt)(4)(NCS)(6)]
Jonathan A Kitchen, Guy NL Jameson, Victoria A Milway, Jeffery L Tallon, Sally Brooker
DALTON TRANSACTIONS | ROYAL SOC CHEMISTRY | Published : 2010
The first examples of trinuclear complexes of any dipyridyltriazole, [Fe(II)(3)(Rdpt)(4)(NCS)(6)], are, respectively: [HS-HS-HS] when Rdpt = phdpt and "[LS-HS-LS]" when Rdpt = ibdpt.
This work was supported by grants from the University of Otago, the MacDiarmid Institute for Advanced Materials and Nanotechnology and the RSNZ Marsden Fund. We thank Mr N. G. White (Brooker group) for preparing the Rdpt ligands used in this study.