Research Article: {4,4′-Dibromo-6,6′-dimeth­oxy-2,2′-[1,2-phenyl­enebis(nitrilo­methanylyl­idene)]-κ4O1,N,N′,O1′}nickel(II)

Date Published: March 01, 2012

Publisher: International Union of Crystallography

Author(s): Yongling Sun.


In the title complex, [Ni(C22H16Br2N2O4)], the NiII ion is coordinated by two N atoms and two O atoms of a tetra­dentate Schiff base ligand, forming a slightly distorted square-planar coordination environment. The dihedral angle between the two bromo-substituted benzene rings is 10.1 (3)°.

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For Schiff base ligands in coordination chemistry, see: Ghosh et al. (2006 ▶); Nayak et al. (2006 ▶). For related structures, see: Wang et al. (1994 ▶); Bhattacharya et al. (2011 ▶); Yu et al. (2009 ▶); Kargar et al. (2009 ▶); Felices et al. (2009 ▶).