Research Article: catena-Poly[[(1,10-phenanthroline)zinc]-μ-3-[3-(carboxyl­atometh­oxy)phen­yl]acrylato]

Date Published: July 01, 2012

Publisher: International Union of Crystallography

Author(s): Ling Chen.


The asymmetric unit of the title compound, [Zn(C11H8O5)(C12H8N2)]n, is composed of a ZnII ion and 3-[3-(carboxyl­atometh­oxy)phen­yl]acrylate and 1,10-phenanthroline ligands. The ZnII ion adopts a distorted square-pyramidal ZnN2O3 coordination. The bridging mode of the dianion leads to the formation of zigzag chains parallel to [010]. Intermolecular π–π stacking inter­actions [centroid–centroid distance of 3.5716 (12) Å] lead to the formation of a two-dimensional network parallel to (001).

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For background to inorganic-organic hybrid materials, see: Fujita et al. (1994 ▶) and for their applications and topological structures, see: Comotti et al. (2008 ▶); Hong et al. (2006 ▶); Moulton & Zaworotko (2001 ▶); Swiegers & Malefeste (2000 ▶); Kaes et al. (2000 ▶).




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