The Solid State Structure of [TMEDAH2][B5O6(OH)4]2
The solid state structure of the pentaborate anion templated by a doubly protonated TMEDA cation is reported. The structure is typical of this family of ligands, featuring extensive hydrogen bonding. Spectroscopic characterisation is also reported.
The structure of [TMEDAH2][B5O6(OH)4]2 is reported and hydrogen bonding gives a ‘brickwall’ type structure. This is a blue emitter in solution.
KeywordsHydrogen bonding Crystal structure Borates
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