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Title: Studies of Structural Effects on the Half-wave Potentials of Mononuclear and Dinuclear Nickel(II) Diphosphine/Dithiolate Complexes

Abstract

Two series of mononuclear Ni(II) complexes of the formula (PNP)Ni(dithiolate) where PNP = R2PCH2N(CH3)CH2PR2, R = Et and Ph, have been synthesized containing dithiolate ligands that vary from 5 to 7-membered chelate rings. Two series of dinuclear Ni(II) complexes of the formula {[(diphosphine)Ni]2(dithiolate)}(X)2 (X = BF4 or PF6) have been synthesized in which the chelate ring size of the dithiolate and diphosphine ligands have been systematically varied. The structures of the alkylated mononuclear complex, [(PNPEt)Ni(SC2H4SMe)]OTf and the dinuclear complex [(dppeNi)2(SC3H6S)](BF4)2, have been determined by X-ray diffraction studies. The complexes have been studied by cyclic voltammetry to determine how the Ni(II/I) couple varies with chelate ring size of the ligands. A systematic anodic shift in the reduction potential is observed for the mononuclear complexes as the natural bite angle of the dithiolate ligand increases. However the Ni(II/I) couples of the dinuclear complexes do not change systematically as the ligands are varied. Other aspects of the reduction chemistry of these complexes have been explored. This work was supported by the Office of Basic Energy Sciences of the Department of Energy, in part by the Chemical Sciences program and in part by the Engineering and Geosciences Division. The Pacific Northwest National Laboratory ismore » operated by Battelle for the U.S. Department of Energy.« less

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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Pacific Northwest National Lab. (PNNL), Richland, WA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
901174
Report Number(s):
PNNL-SA-51787
Journal ID: ISSN 0020-1669; INOCAJ; KC0302010; TRN: US200713%%79
DOE Contract Number:
AC05-76RL01830
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: Inorganic Chemistry, 46(4):1268-1276; Journal Volume: 46; Journal Issue: 4
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
36 MATERIALS SCIENCE; NICKEL COMPLEXES; DITHIOLS; PHOSPHINES; X-RAY DIFFRACTION; CRYSTAL STRUCTURE; POTENTIALS; HYDRIDE DONOR ABILITIES; COENZYME-A SYNTHASE; X-RAY-STRUCTURE; THIOLATE COMPLEXES; ACTIVE-SITE; MONOXIDE DEHYDROGENASE; DITERTIARY PHOSPHINES; PROTON-TRANSFER; COA SYNTHASE; NI

Citation Formats

Redin, Kendra, Wilson, Aaron, Newell, Rachel, DuBois, Mary R., and DuBois, Daniel L. Studies of Structural Effects on the Half-wave Potentials of Mononuclear and Dinuclear Nickel(II) Diphosphine/Dithiolate Complexes. United States: N. p., 2007. Web. doi:10.1021/ic061740x.
Redin, Kendra, Wilson, Aaron, Newell, Rachel, DuBois, Mary R., & DuBois, Daniel L. Studies of Structural Effects on the Half-wave Potentials of Mononuclear and Dinuclear Nickel(II) Diphosphine/Dithiolate Complexes. United States. doi:10.1021/ic061740x.
Redin, Kendra, Wilson, Aaron, Newell, Rachel, DuBois, Mary R., and DuBois, Daniel L. Mon . "Studies of Structural Effects on the Half-wave Potentials of Mononuclear and Dinuclear Nickel(II) Diphosphine/Dithiolate Complexes". United States. doi:10.1021/ic061740x.
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title = {Studies of Structural Effects on the Half-wave Potentials of Mononuclear and Dinuclear Nickel(II) Diphosphine/Dithiolate Complexes},
author = {Redin, Kendra and Wilson, Aaron and Newell, Rachel and DuBois, Mary R. and DuBois, Daniel L.},
abstractNote = {Two series of mononuclear Ni(II) complexes of the formula (PNP)Ni(dithiolate) where PNP = R2PCH2N(CH3)CH2PR2, R = Et and Ph, have been synthesized containing dithiolate ligands that vary from 5 to 7-membered chelate rings. Two series of dinuclear Ni(II) complexes of the formula {[(diphosphine)Ni]2(dithiolate)}(X)2 (X = BF4 or PF6) have been synthesized in which the chelate ring size of the dithiolate and diphosphine ligands have been systematically varied. The structures of the alkylated mononuclear complex, [(PNPEt)Ni(SC2H4SMe)]OTf and the dinuclear complex [(dppeNi)2(SC3H6S)](BF4)2, have been determined by X-ray diffraction studies. The complexes have been studied by cyclic voltammetry to determine how the Ni(II/I) couple varies with chelate ring size of the ligands. A systematic anodic shift in the reduction potential is observed for the mononuclear complexes as the natural bite angle of the dithiolate ligand increases. However the Ni(II/I) couples of the dinuclear complexes do not change systematically as the ligands are varied. Other aspects of the reduction chemistry of these complexes have been explored. This work was supported by the Office of Basic Energy Sciences of the Department of Energy, in part by the Chemical Sciences program and in part by the Engineering and Geosciences Division. The Pacific Northwest National Laboratory is operated by Battelle for the U.S. Department of Energy.},
doi = {10.1021/ic061740x},
journal = {Inorganic Chemistry, 46(4):1268-1276},
number = 4,
volume = 46,
place = {United States},
year = {Mon Feb 19 00:00:00 EST 2007},
month = {Mon Feb 19 00:00:00 EST 2007}
}
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