Bisdithiolene complexes based on an extended ligand with TTF and pyridine moieties
; Santos, I. C.
; Pereira, L.
Henriques, R. T.
; Almeida, M.
Inorganic Chemistry Communication Vol. 15, Nº 1, pp. 102 - 105, January, 2012.
ISSN (print): 1387-7003
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Digital Object Identifier: 10.1016/j.inoche.2011.10.001
The synthesis and characterization of a new extended tetrathiafulvalene (TTF) dithiolene ligand substituted
with alkyl pyridine groups, pyridylethylsulfanyltetrathiafulvalenedithiolene (pesdt2−), as well as the corresponding
gold (III) complex [Au(pesdt)2]− obtained as a tetrabutylammonium salt are described. The oxidation
potential of this complex is rather low and the paramagnetic neutral complex is obtained as an
electrically insulating microcrystalline powder.