Crystal and molecular structure of the discogen bis[1,3-di(p-n-octyloxyphenyl)propane-1,3-dionato]copper(ll)

Usha, K and Vijayan, Kalyani (1989) Crystal and molecular structure of the discogen bis[1,3-di(p-n-octyloxyphenyl)propane-1,3-dionato]copper(ll). Molecular Crystal and Liquid Crystal, 174. pp. 39-48.

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Abstract

The transition metal containing discogenic bis[1.3-di(p-n-octyloxyphenyl)propane-l,3-dionato]copper(II) crystallizes in the triclinic space group PE with two molecules in a unit cell of dimensions a - 11.300(9), b = 16.101(1), c = 17.089(2)A, a = 82.23(1), 3 - 74.88(4), y = 77.43(3)xB0;. The crystal structure was solved by direct methods and refined to R = 0.097 by the structure factor least squares13; procedure. The copper atom is surrounded by four oxygen atoms in a square planar arrangement. The octyloxy chains are fully extended. The crystal structure has both layer-ike and columnar characteristics. The repeating unit along the column is a molecular pair. The copper atoms are distributed about the column axis in a zig-zag fashion.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: Copyright belongs to Gordon and Breach Science Publishers
Uncontrolled Keywords: Discotic;Copper complex;Crystal structure
Subjects: CHEMISTRY AND MATERIALS > Chemistry and Materials (General)
Depositing User: Users 64 not found.
Date Deposited: 10 Nov 2006
Last Modified: 24 May 2010 04:22
URI: http://nal-ir.nal.res.in/id/eprint/3132

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