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The first sideways-bonded peroxo complex for a tetraaminecobalt(III) species

Rahman, A F M; Jackson, William Gregory; Willis, Anthony


Cobalt(II) salts react with H2O2 in the presence of 2 equiv of tetramethylethylenediamine (tmen) to produce a stable sideways bonded mononuclear peroxo complex [Co(tmen)2O2]ClO4 which has been characterized chemically and by a single crystal X-ray determination. This is the first such tetraaminecobalt(III) complex, indeed, the first for any tetraaminemetal ion complex. The mononuclear peroxo complex can also be synthesized by O22- anation of cis-[Co(tmen) 2(OH2)2]3+. This reaction is reversed...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2004
Type: Journal article
Source: Inorganic Chemistry
DOI: 10.1021/ic040044z


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