Synthesis, photophysical properties and crystal structure of tetra-n-butylammonium bis(maleonitriledithiolato)-nitridoosmate(VI)

Wa Hung Leung, Man Ching Wu, Chi Ming Che, Wing Tak Wong, Kwok Fai Chin

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Treatment of [NBun] [OsNCl4] with 2 equivalents of Na2(mnt) (mnt = maleonitriledithiolate) gave [NBun4] [OsN(mnt)2] 1 in good yield. The structure of 1 has been confirmed by an X-ray diffraction analysis, Os≡N being 1.639(8) Å. The complex shows emission from the 3[(dxy)(dπ*)] excited state.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2519-2521
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of the Chemical Society, Dalton Transactions
Issue number17
Publication statusPublished - 1 Dec 1994
Externally publishedYes

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