Date Published: August 01, 2009
Publisher: International Union of Crystallography
Author(s): Qing-Fan Xie, Yan-Min Chen, Miao-Ling Huang.
In the title compound, [Cu(C16H12Br2N2O2)], the CuII atom is coordinated in a slightly distorted square-planar geometry by two O and two N atoms of the tetradentate dianionic 4,4′-dibromo-2,2′-[ethane-1,2-diylbis(nitrilomethylidyne)]diphenolate Schiff base ligand.
For background to complexes of Schiff bases, see: Arnold et al. (1998 ▶); Jabri et al. (1995 ▶); Jiang et al. (2003 ▶). For a related structure, see: Feng et al. (2007 ▶).