Aqua(η4-1,5-cyclooctadiene)[1 -(2-methoxyethoxymethyl)-3,5- dimethylpyrazole]rhodium(I) tetrafluoroborate

Anna Boixassa, Rene Mathieu, Noël Lugan, Josefina Pons, Josep Ros

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The title complex, [Rh(C8H12)(C9H 16N2O2)(H2O)](BF4) or [RhL(COD)(H2O)](BF4), is a monomer in the solid state. The RhI centre is in a square-planar arrangement. The four coordination sites are occupied by the N atom of the pyrazole ligand, the O atom from a water molecule and the centroids of the two cyclooctadiene olefin bonds. The structure is stabilized by hydrogen bonds between the coordinated water molecule and the two O atoms of the ether groups of the pyrazole ligand and one of the F atoms of the BF4 unit. © 2003 International Union of Crystallography Printed in Great Britain - all rights reserved.
Original languageEnglish
JournalActa Crystallographica Section E: Structure Reports Online
Issue number8
Publication statusPublished - 1 Aug 2003


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