A two-dimensional magnetic architecture with bridging polynitrile and 2,2′-bipyrimidine ligands Conference Paper uri icon


  • A new polymeric, two-dimensional compound [Co2(bpym)(dcne) 4 (H2O)2] (1) (dcne = [(CN)2CC(O) OEt)]- = 2,2-dicyano-1-ethoxyethenolate anion and bpym = 2,2'-bipyrimidine) has been synthesized and characterized by X-ray crystallography. The structure is monoclinic space group P21/a and consists of two-dimensional networks of octahedrally coordinated Co(II) ions, bridged by bis-bidentate 2,2'-bipyrimidine and μ2-dcne anions. Magnetic measurements revealed a broad maximum in the xm vs T plot at 20 K which is characteristic of antiferromagnetic exchange between the high spin cobalt(II) centres. © EDP Sciences.

author list (cited authors)

  • Galán-Mascarós, J., Thétiot, F., Triki, S., Sala Pala, J., & Dunbar, K. R.

citation count

  • 7

publication date

  • April 2004