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Designing the Host-Guest Properties of Tetranuclear Arene Ruthenium Metalla-Rectangles to Accommodate a Pyrene Molecule

Barry, Nicolas P. E. ; Furrer, Julien ; Freudenreich, Julien ; Süss-Fink, Georg ; Therrien, Bruno

In: European Journal of Inorganic Chemistry, 2010, vol. 5, p. 725-728

Cationic tetranuclear arene ruthenium complexes of the general formula [Ru4(p-cymene)4(N∩N)2(dhnq)2]4+ comprising rectangular structures are obtained in methanol from the reaction of the dinuclear arene ruthenium precursor [Ru2(p-cymene)2(dhnq)2Cl2] (dhnq =...

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Host-Guest Chemistry in the Hexanuclear (Arene)ruthenium Metalla-Prismatic Cage [Ru6(p-cymene)6(tpt)2(dhnq)3]6+

Barry, Nicolas P.E. ; Therrien, Bruno

In: European Journal of Inorganic Chemistry, 2009, vol. 31, p. 4695-4700

A large cationic triangular metalla-prism, [Ru6(p-cymene)6(tpt)2(dhnq)3]6+ ([1]6+), incorporating (p-cymene)ruthenium building blocks, bridged by 5,8-dihydroxy-1,4-naphthoquinonato (dhnq) ligands, and connected by two 2,4,6-tri(pyridin-4-yl)-1,3,5-triazine (tpt) subunits, allows encapsulation of various guest...