Novel stacking in a binuclear iridium carbonyl imidazoledicarboxylate

Gemma Net, J. Carlos Bayón, William M. Butler, Paul Rasmussen

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The crystal structure of [Bu<inf>4</inf>N][lr<inf>2</inf>(mdcbi)(CO) <inf>4</inf>]·CH<inf>2</inf>Cl<inf>2</inf> (H<inf>3</inf>mdcbi = 2-methylimidazole-4,5-dicarboxylic acid) shows a new type of stacking in which the two iridium atoms of the binuclear complex are both involved in extended metal-metal chains at nearly identical distances.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1022-1023
JournalJournal of the Chemical Society D: Chemical Communications
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 1989


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