Syntheses, crystal structures and Hirshfeld surface analysis of a coordination polymer of Cu(II) chlorido and a tris-octahedral complex of Ni(II) containing isonicotinoylhydrazone blockers

Ghodrat Mahmoudi, Habibar Chowdhury, Barindra K. Ghosh, Samuel E. Lofland, Waldemar Maniukiewicz

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Abstract

One-pot reactions of pre-assigned molar ratios of appropriate metal (II) salts and HL1 (2-acetylpyridine nicotinoylhydrazone) or HL2 (2-acetylpyridine isonicotinoylhydrazone) in MeOH solutions at room temperature afford 1D coordination polymeric chain [Cu(μ-L1) (Cl)]n (1) and a mononuclear complex [Ni(L2)2] (2). The compounds (1) and (2) were characterized using elemental analyses, spectral and other physicochemical methods. Single crystal X-ray diffraction measurements for (1) and (2) have been made to define the molecular aggregates and crystalline architectures. In (1), each copper (II) center adopts a distorted square pyramidal geometry with a CuN3OCl chromophore linked through μ-L1 to form the 1D polymeric chain. While in (2) each Ni(II) cation is six-coordinate with octahedral structure having NiN4O2 chromophore containing two L2 units each functioning as a classical tridentate (N,N,O) chelator. Different weak non-covalent interactions promote dimensionalities in the compounds. A Hirshfeld surface analysis was employed to gain additional insight into interactions responsible for packing of (1) and (2). Magnetic susceptibility measurement of (1) in the 4–300 K range reveals simple paramagnetism.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)368-374
Number of pages7
JournalJournal of Molecular Structure
Volume1160
DOIs
StatePublished - May 15 2018

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Spectroscopy
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Inorganic Chemistry

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