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Synthesis, crystal structure and spectroscopic properties of one-dimensional zinc(II)–cyanide complex with 1-methylimidazole, [Zn(μ-CN)(CN)(1-meim)]n

Elvan Sayın, Güneş Süheyla Kürkçüoğlu, Okan Zafer Yeşilel and Tuncer Hökelek

Abstract

A new one-dimensional Zn(II)–cyanide complex with 1-methylimidazole ligand, [Zn(μ-CN)(CN)(1-meim)]n (1-meim: 1-methylimidazole) has been synthesized and characterized by spectral (FT-IR and Raman) methods, elemental analysis, thermal (TG, DTG and DTA) analysis and single crystal X-ray diffraction techniques. The complex crystallizes in the monoclinic system, P21 space group. The asymmetric unit contains one Zn(II), one 1-meim and two cyanide ligands. The coordination sphere of the Zn(II) ion exhibits a distorted tetrahedral geometry. In the crystal structure, the symmetry related zinc(II) atoms are bridged by the cyanide anions to form one dimensional chains running along the b-axis. Intermolecular C–H···N hydrogen bonds link the adjacent polynuclear chains forming two dimensional layers through the R1818(2) ring motifs, where the layers formed are oriented in parallel to (020).


Corresponding author: Güneş Süheyla Kürkçüoğlu, Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Department of Physics, Eskişehir Osmangazi University, TR-26480 Eskişehir, Turkey, Tel.: +90 222 2393750; Fax: +90 222 2393578, E-mail:

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Received: 2015-1-6
Accepted: 2015-2-15
Published Online: 2015-3-14
Published in Print: 2015-6-1

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