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Nickel(II) complex with 1,4,7-tris(2-aminoethyl)-1,4,7-triazacyclononane

Masahiro Mikuriya, Mayu Hamagawa, Natsuki Tomioka, Rika Fujimori, Daisuke Yoshioka, Shoichi Hori, Taro Kuriyama, Hiroshi Sakiyama, Makoto Handa, and Ryoji Mitsuhashi

Department of Applied Chemistry for Environment and Research Center for Coordination Molecule-based Devices, School of Science and Technology, Kwansei Gakuin University, 2-1 Gakuen, Sanda 669-1337, Japan



Abstract: A nickel(II) complex, [Ni(taetacn)](ClO4)2·H2O, where taetacn = 1,4,7-tris(2-aminoethyl)-1,4,7- triazacyclononane was synthesized. The crystal structure was determined by the single-crystal X-ray diffraction method at 293 K. The complex crystallizes in the orthorhombic space groupPna21 with a = 16.004(2) Å, b = 10.186(1) Å, c = 13.937(2) Å, V = 2271.9(5) Å3, Dx = 1.56 g cm−3, Dm = 1.59 g cm−3 (floatation method), and Z = 4. The R1 [I > 2σ(I)] and wR2 (all data) values are 0.0636 and 0.1672, respectively, for all 4845 independent reflections. The compound is composed of octahedral nickel(II) cation with three 2-aminoethyl pendant groups of taetacn, tetrahedral ClO− 4 anion, and a water molecule of crystallization. Electronic spectra are consistent with the octahedral geometry. Temperature dependence of the magnetic susceptibility (4.5-300 K) can be interpreted considering the zero-field splitting of the nickel(II) ion (g = 2.14, D = 3.72 cm−1, and Nα = 300 × 10−6 cm3 mol−1). Cyclic voltammetry in DMF showed quasi-reversible and irreversible oxidation waves (Epa = 0.54 V, Epc = 0.45 V; Epa = 1.16 V, Epc = 0.71 V vs. Ag/Ag+).

Keywords: nickel(II) complex – triazacyclononane ligand – crystal structure – magnetic property – electronic spectra

Full paper is available at

DOI: 10.1515/chempap-2015-0165


Chemical Papers 70 (1) 69–74 (2016)

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