About: Bridging ligand is a research topic. Over the lifetime, 3635 publications have been published within this topic receiving 90969 citations.
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TL;DR: Use of the tritopic bridging ligand 1,3,5-benzenetristetrazolate (BTT3-) enables formation ofDMF, featuring a porous metal-organic framework with a previously unknown cubic topology.
Abstract: Use of the tritopic bridging ligand 1,3,5-benzenetristetrazolate (BTT3-) enables formation of [Mn(DMF)6]3[(Mn4Cl)3(BTT)8(H2O)12]2·42DMF·11H2O·20CH3OH, featuring a porous metal−organic framework with a previously unknown cubic topology. Crystals of the compound remain intact upon desolvation and show a total H2 uptake of 6.9 wt % at 77 K and 90 bar, which at 60 g H2/L provides a storage density 85% of that of liquid hydrogen. The material exhibits a maximum isosteric heat of adsorption of 10.1 kJ/mol, the highest yet observed for a metal−organic framework. Neutron powder diffraction data demonstrate that this is directly related to H2 binding at coordinatively unsaturated Mn2+ centers within the framework.
TL;DR: The definition and scope of hemilabile ligands are recalled, the main classes of ligands containing one or more oxazoline moieties are presented, with an emphasis on hybrid ligands, and why the combination of these two facets of ligand design appears particularly promising are explained.
Abstract: Ligand design is becoming an increasingly important part of the synthetic activity in chemistry. This is of course because of the subtle control that ligands exert on the metal center to which they are coordinated. Ligands which contain significantly different chemical functionalities, such as hard and soft donors, are often called hybrid ligands and find increasing use in molecular chemistry. Although the interplay between electronic and steric properties has long been recognized as essential in determining the chemical or physical properties of a complex, predictions remain very difficult, not only because of the considerable diversity encountered within the Periodic Table-different metal centers will behave differently towards the same ligand and different ligands can completely modify the chemistry of a given metal-but also because of the small energy differences involved. New systems may-even through serendipity-allow the emergence of useful concepts that can gain general acceptance and help design molecular structures orientated towards a given property. The concept of ligand hemilability, which finds numerous illustrations with hybrid ligands, has gained increased acceptance and been found to be very useful in explaining the properties of metal complexes and in designing new systems for molecular activation, homogeneous catalysis, functional materials, or small-molecule sensing. In the field of homogeneous enantioselective catalysis, in which steric and/or electronic control of a metal-mediated process must occur in such a way that one stereoisomer is preferentially formed, ligands containing one or more chiral oxazoline units have been found to be very valuable for a wide range of metal-catalyzed reactions. The incorporation of oxazoline moieties in multifunctional ligands of increasing complexity makes such ligands good candidates to display hemilabile properties, which until recently, had not been documented in oxazoline chemistry. Herein, we briefly recall the definition and scope of hemilabile ligands, present the main classes of ligands containing one or more oxazoline moieties, with an emphasis on hybrid ligands, and finally explain why the combination of these two facets of ligand design appears particularly promising.
TL;DR: In this paper, a review of polynuclear Ni II and Mn II azido bridging complexes is presented, where magneto-structural correlations are made from a large number of known structures.
Abstract: The azide anion is a good bridging ligand for divalent metal ions, mainly Cu II , Ni II and Mn II . It may give end-to-end (1,3) or end-on (1,1) coordination modes. As a general trend, the 1,1 mode exhibits ferromagnetic coupling while the 1,3 mode creates antiferromagnetic coupling. This review focuses on polynuclear Ni II and Mn II azido bridging complexes. Polynuclear structures known to have these two cations are: discrete (normally dinuclear), one-, two- and three-dimensional nets. The main characteristics of these structures are reported together with their magnetic behavior. From a large number of known structures, magneto-structural correlations are made. Taking into account that M–N 3 distances are always similar, the angles within the M–(N 3 ) n –M unit are the main determinant of the type and magnitude of the exchange coupling. Moreover, some one-, two- and three-dimensional complexes exhibit cooperative effects (long-range magnetic order), behaving as molecular magnets. This behavior is also analyzed.
TL;DR: In this paper, the authors highlight the use of non-innocent redox active ligands in catalysis and highlight four main application strategies of redox-active ligands: oxidation/reduction of the ligand to tune the electronic properties (i.e., Lewis acidity/basicity) of the metal.
Abstract: In this (tutorial overview) perspective we highlight the use of “redox non-innocent” ligands in catalysis. Two main types of reactivity in which the redox non-innocent ligand is involved can be specified: (A) The redox active ligand participates in the catalytic cycle only by accepting/donating electrons, and (B) the ligand actively participates in the formation/breaking of substrate covalent bonds. On the basis of these two types of behavior, four main application strategies of redox-active ligands in catalysis can be distinguished: The first strategy (I) involves oxidation/reduction of the ligand to tune the electronic properties (i.e., Lewis acidity/basicity) of the metal. In the second approach (II) the ligand is used as an electron reservoir. This allows multiple-electron transformations for metal complexes that are reluctant to such transformations otherwise (e.g., because the metal would need to accommodate an uncommon, high-energy oxidation state). This includes examples of (first row) transition ...
TL;DR: This study reports herein a 3D twofold interpenetrating NbO-type network [Cu2(m2OMe)2(L)2·(H2O)0.69]n (2) with 1D channels, which is a bridging ligand to construct new framework materials with novel structures and special properties based on combining its bridging coordination ability with its steric bulk.
Abstract: The construction of coordination networks with novel topologies and porous structures that provide new sizes, shapes, and chemical environments is of great interest in recent years, due to their intriguing structural diversity and potential for many applications. 2] In recent years many porous metal– organic frameworks with unique structures have been obtained and their adsorption properties were widely investigated, however, those with specially shaped channels such as 1D helices are rare. Metal–ligand coordination has been well used in the directed assembly of extended porous metal–organic networks, and one of the key points for such studies is the design or choice of components that organize themselves into desired patterns with useful functions. In this regard, considerable attention has been devoted to the networking ability of isonicotinic acid (1) and its derivatives, which are multifunctional ligands potentially able to act as bridging ligands to produce open lattice species with various structural topologies and large pores. In this study, we choose an analogy of 1, 9-acridinecarboxylic acid (HL), whose coordination chemistry has not been previously investigated, as a bridging ligand to construct new framework materials with novel structures and special properties based on combining its bridging coordination ability with its steric bulk. Although the coordination sites of HL and 1 are very similar, their coordination chemistry are found to be quite different due to the bulk of HL. We report herein a 3D twofold interpenetrating NbO-type network [Cu2(m2OMe)2(L)2·(H2O)0.69]n (2) with 1D channels.