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Three new manganese(II) coordination complexes based on tetrazole carboxylate ligands

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Reactions of three tetrazole carboxylate ligands, namely 5-(4-pyridyl)tetrazole-2-acetic acid (Hpytza), 1,3,5-tris(tetrazol-5-yl)benzene-N2,N2′,N2″-triacetic acid (H3tzpha) and 5-aminotetrazole-1-propanoic acid (Hatzpa) with Mn(NO3)2·6H2O in the presence of KOH afforded three new complexes, [Mn(pytza)2] (1), [Mn3(tzpha)2(H2O)12]·2CH3OH·10H2O (2) and [Mn(atzpa)2(H2O)2] (3), respectively. These complexes were characterized by elemental analysis, IR spectroscopy and single-crystal X-ray diffraction. Complex 1 displays a three-dimensional network while 2 and 3 show one-dimensional chains. Furthermore, the luminescence properties of these complexes were investigated at room temperature in the solid state.

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The authors acknowledge financial support from the Natural Science Foundation of Jiangsu Province (Grant No. BK2012210), the Natural Science Foundation of the Jiangsu Higher Education Institutions of China(Grant No. 10KJB430001) and the Opening Fund of Jiangsu Key Laboratory of Advanced Functional Materials (Grant No. 12KFJJ010).

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Shen, L., Cao, M.J., Zhang, F.F. et al. Three new manganese(II) coordination complexes based on tetrazole carboxylate ligands. Transition Met Chem 41, 125–131 (2016). https://doi.org/10.1007/s11243-015-0003-6

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  • Carboxylate Group
  • Tridentate Ligand
  • Supramolecular Network
  • Pyridyl Ring
  • Triacetic Acid