Unprecedented marriage of a cationic pentanuclear cluster and a 2D polymeric anionic layer based on a flexible tripodal ligand and a Cu(II) ion. Academic Article uri icon


  • The anionic CdI(2)-type topological net, [Cu(2)(tci)(2)](2-), and the pentanuclear copper cluster cation [Cu(5)(tci)(2)(OH)(2)(H(2)O)(8)](2+) [tci = tris(2-carboxyethyl)isocyanurate] form a complementary 3D supramolecular framework. Interestingly, there exist centrosymmetric cyclic (H(2)O)(18) clusters in the cavities.

author list (cited authors)

  • Han, Z., Zhang, G., Zeng, M., Yuan, D., Fang, Q., Li, J., Ribas, J., & Zhou, H.

citation count

  • 79

publication date

  • January 2010