Unique and contrasting structures of homoleptic lanthanum(iii) and cerium(iii) 3,5-dimethylpyrazolates.

Author(s) Werner, D.; Bayer, U.; Rad, N.E.; Junk, P.C.; Deacon, G.B.; Anwander, R.
Journal Dalton Trans
Date Published 2018 May 01

Homoleptic [La(Me2pz)3]n (Me2pz = 3,5-dimethylpyrazolato) is a μ-η2:η5-Me2pz coordination polymer with 12-coordinate La atoms in an unusual η5:η5 Me2pz sandwich, whilst the cerium congener forms a molecular tetrametallic cage [Ce4(Me2pz)12] featuring six different Me2pz coordination modes.

DOI 10.1039/c8dt00338f
ISSN 1477-9234
Citation Dalton Trans. 2018;47(17):59525955.

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