Chemical Research in Chinese Universities

, Volume 35, Issue 2, pp 229–234 | Cite as

Novel Terpyridine-bridged Parallel Dication Metallo-bisviologens and Their Supramolecular Complexes

  • Qianqian Liu
  • Yuan Guo
  • Tun Wu
  • Mingzhao Chen
  • Tingzheng Xie
  • Pingshan WangEmail author


By utilizing terpyridine-bridged parallel metallo-complexes as dication metallo-bisviologens, herein we present the synthesis and characterization of two novel supramolecular complexes. 1-Methylpyridin-1-iumterpyridine ligands and their metallo-complexes were first designed and synthesized, and the association of methylpyridiniums with dibenzo-24-crown-8 ether(DB24C8) afforded the desired novel complexes through host-guest interactions. The self-assembly behavior of the supramolecular complexes was comprehensively investigated and could be exploited for further construction of 1D to 3D supramolecular infrastructures.


Supramolecular complex Host-guest interaction Metallo-viologen Dibenzo-24-crown-8 ether Terpyridine 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Qianqian Liu
    • 1
  • Yuan Guo
    • 1
  • Tun Wu
    • 2
  • Mingzhao Chen
    • 1
  • Tingzheng Xie
    • 2
  • Pingshan Wang
    • 1
    • 2
    Email author
  1. 1.Department of Organic and Polymer Chemistry, College of Chemistry and Chemical EngineeringCentral South UniversityChangshaP. R. China
  2. 2.Key Laboratory for Water Quality and Conservation of the Pearl River Delta, Ministry of Education, Institute of Environmental Research at Greater BayGuangzhou UniversityGuangzhouP. R. China

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