Exploring the coordination chemistry of some organometallic mercury derivatives of 4-ethynylpyridine

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Two new heterotrinuclear organorhenium(i) mercury(ii) derivatives of 4-ethynylpyridine [Re(CO)3Cl(NC5H4C?CHgMe)2] 1 and [Re(CO)3Cl(NC5H4C?CHgC? CC5H4N)2] 2 were prepared in good yields by the reaction of Re(CO)5Cl with a methylmercury(ii) derivative of 4-ethynylpyridine 1a and its inorganic mercury(ii) derivative, bis(4-pyridylethynyl)mercury 2a, respectively. The structures of these mixed-metal complexes were established by spectroscopic (FT-IR, NMR, and FABMS) techniques and their photophysical properties were examined in both fluid and solid phases.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)429-434
Number of pages6
JournalAustralian Journal of Chemistry
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - 2 Jul 2007
Externally publishedYes

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