Research Article: catena-Poly[[[4,6-bis­(2-pyrid­yl)-1,3,5-triazin-2-olato]copper(II)]-μ-chlorido]

Date Published: June 01, 2011

Publisher: International Union of Crystallography

Author(s): Man-Li Cao.


The title compound, [Cu(C13H8N5O)Cl]n, has a chain structure parallel to [100] with Cu2+ cations in a trigonal–bipyramidal coordination environment. The ligand adopts a tridentate tripyridyl coordination mode and a chloride ion acts as a bridge. The chains are linked via weak C—H⋯O and C—H⋯Cl hydrogen bonds into a three-dimensional supra­molecular network.

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For background to rigid multidentate polypyridyl ligands containing a triazine ring as a bridge, see: Zhou, Li, Zheng et al. (2006 ▶); Zhou, Li, Wu et al. (2006 ▶). For the synthesis of the ligand, see: Wieprecht et al. (2005 ▶). For complexes based on the ligand, see: Cao et al. (2008 ▶, 2009 ▶).




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