A High-Valent Dioxoruthenium(VI) Complex of 2,2’-Bipyridine (bpy)—Preparation and Characterization of trans-[RuvI(bpy)2O2]2+

Chi Ming Che, Kwok Yin Wong, Wai Ho Leung, Chung Kwong Poon

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The preparation and characterization of trans-[RuVI(bpy)2O2]2+(bpy = 2,2’-bipyridine) are described. The observed high Ef° value (1.25 V vs. NHE) for the couple indicates that trans-[RuVI(bpy)2O2]2+is potentially useful for the photocatalytic splitting of water to oxygen.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)345-348
Number of pages4
JournalInorganic Chemistry
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 1986
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
  • Inorganic Chemistry

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