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Volume 232, Issue 1-3 (Feb 2017)


Synthesis and crystal structure of three new bismuth(III) arylsulfonatocarboxylates

Martin Albat
  • Institut für Anorganische Chemie, Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel, Max-Eyth Str. 2, 24118 Kiel, Germany
/ Andrew Kentaro Inge
  • Department of Materials and Environmental Chemistry (MMK), Stockholm University, SE 106 91 Stockholm, Sweden
/ Norbert Stock
  • Corresponding author
  • Institut für Anorganische Chemie, Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel, Max-Eyth Str. 2, 24118 Kiel, Germany
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Published Online: 2017-01-20 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/zkri-2016-1980


Three new bismuth arylsulfonatocarboxylates [Bi(OH)(SB)] (1), [Bi4(ST)2(HST)O2(H2O)2]·H2O (2) and [Bi4(ST)2O3(H2O)2] (3) were synthesized under solvothermal reaction conditions at 180°C using the potassium or sodium salt of 4-sulfobenzoic acid (H2SB) and 2-sulfoterephthalic acid (H3ST), respectively. The compounds were characterized in detail and the crystal structures were determined from single crystal X-ray diffraction data. Phase purity was confirmed by powder X-ray diffraction and elemental analysis. Structural comparisons to the only three other known bismuth sulfonatocarboxylates are presented. Due to the higher reaction temperatures employed for the synthesis of the title compounds a higher degree of condensation of the BiOx polyhedra (X=7 or 8) to tetrameric units, 1D chains or a 2D layer is observed. Connection through the organic linker molecules leads to the formation of 3D coordination polymers in all three title compounds.

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Keywords: bismuth; coordination polymer; sulfonatocarboxylates


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Received: 2016-06-10

Accepted: 2016-11-20

Published Online: 2017-01-20

Published in Print: 2017-02-01

Citation Information: Zeitschrift für Kristallographie - Crystalline Materials, ISSN (Online) 2196-7105, ISSN (Print) 2194-4946, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/zkri-2016-1980. Export Citation

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