Transition Metal Chemistry

, Volume 6, Issue 5, pp 298–300 | Cite as

Binuclear metal-catecholato complexes

  • Mauro Ghedini
  • Giovanni De Munno
  • Gianfranco Denti
  • Giuliano Dolcetti
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The synthesis and characterisation of the products obtained by reaction of 3,4-dihydroxybenzaldehydeazine, H4DBA, and iridium nitrosyl or platinum, palladium and nickel phosphine complexes are reported. The relation between the complexes, stability and the electron withdrawing power of the ligands is considered. With nickel, for which only the parent mononuclear complexes, L2Ni(catechol), were obtained, the influence of the neutral ligand L is discussed.


Physical Chemistry Nickel Platinum Inorganic Chemistry Palladium 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mauro Ghedini
    • 1
  • Giovanni De Munno
    • 1
  • Gianfranco Denti
    • 1
  • Giuliano Dolcetti
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of ChemistryUniversità della CalabriaArcavacata (CS)Italy

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