Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry

, Volume 111, Issue 2, pp 1177–1182 | Cite as

Thermal and spectral studies of palladium(II) and platinum(IV) complexes with dithiocarbamate derivatives

  • Valentina Uivarosi
  • Mihaela Badea
  • Victoria Aldea
  • Liviu Chirigiu
  • Rodica OlarEmail author


Four new coordination complexes of palladium(II) and platinum(IV) starting from bis(dimethylthiocarbamoyl)sulphide (L1) and bis(diethylthiocarbamoyl)disulphide (L2) were synthesized and characterized in solid state by elemental analysis, infrared and electronic spectroscopy as well as thermal analysis (TG/DTA). The complexes were formulated on the basis of experimental data as [Pd(Me2NCS2)2] (1), [Pt(Me2NCS)2SCl4]·3H2O (2), [Pd(Et2NCS2)2] (3) and [Pt(Et2NCS)2S2Cl4]·4H2O (4), respectively. TG experiments revealed the nature of complex species as hydrated (2 and 4) or anhydrous (1 and 3). Thermal decomposition of coordinated organic ligands occurs in one or two exothermic stages, the final residue being in all cases the free metal (Pd or Pt).


Dithiocarbamates derivative Palladium(II) complex Platinum(IV) complex Spectral characterisation Thermal stability 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Valentina Uivarosi
    • 1
  • Mihaela Badea
    • 2
  • Victoria Aldea
    • 1
  • Liviu Chirigiu
    • 3
  • Rodica Olar
    • 2
    Email author
  1. 1.Department of Inorganic ChemistryCarol Davila University of Medicine and PharmacyBucharestRomania
  2. 2.Department of Inorganic Chemistry, Faculty of ChemistryUniversity of BucharestBucharestRomania
  3. 3.Department of Analytical Chemistry, Faculty of PharmacyUniversity of Medicine and Pharmacy of CraiovaCraiovaRomania

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