Journal of Solid State Electrochemistry

, Volume 9, Issue 11, pp 717–731 | Cite as

Electrochemical studies of bi- and polymetallic complexes featuring acetylide based bridging ligands

  • Paul J. Low
  • Rachel L. Roberts
  • Richard L. Cordiner
  • František Hartl


Acetylide-based bridging ligands have been widely used in the preparation of complexes that display a degree of electronic interaction between metal-based redox groups located at the ligand termini. The electrochemical response of these systems has been selectively reviewed, with a focus on the variation in properties that accompany changes in the structure of the bridging ligand and the nature of the metal groups.


Acetylide Metal complex Mixed-valence chemistry 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Paul J. Low
    • 1
  • Rachel L. Roberts
    • 1
  • Richard L. Cordiner
    • 1
  • František Hartl
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of ChemistryUniversity of DurhamDurhamUK
  2. 2.Van’t Hoff Institute for Molecular SciencesUniversity of AmsterdamAmsterdamThe Netherlands

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