A Porous Luminescent Zn-MOF for Selective Probing Fe3+ and Nitrophenolic Compounds
Publication date: Available online 11 November 2019Source: Inorganic Chemistry CommunicationsAuthor(s): Zhouqing Xu, Meijie Su, Xinglei He, Bo Zhang, Yuan Wang, Huijun LiAbstractA porous luminescent MOF {[Zn(L)]·4H2O·2CH3CN}n (HPU-12) based on a bifunctional ligand, 5-(3,5-Di-pyridin-4-yl-[1,2,4]triazol-1-ylmethyl)-isophthalic acid (H2L), has been synthesized. Structural analysis shows that the two-fold interpenetrated HPU-12 contains 3D pore channels covered with N- and O-coordinated active sites. The luminescence investigation demonstrates that the luminescent HPU-12 can realize the selective detection for ...
Source: Inorganic Chemistry Communications - November 12, 2019 Category: Chemistry Source Type: research

Preparation, spectral characterization, crystal structure, thermal analysis and Hirshfeld surface analysis of the complex [Co(H2O)3(SCN)2(C5H8N2)]-3(C8H10N4O2),1.25H2O
Publication date: Available online 11 November 2019Source: Inorganic Chemistry CommunicationsAuthor(s): H. EL Hamdani, M. EL Amane, C. DuhayonAbstractThe complex of the [Co(H2O)3(SCN)2(C5H8N2)]-3(C8H10N4O2),1.25H2O has been prepared in the water-ethanol solution at room temperature and characterized by single crystal and powder X-ray diffraction analysis, UV-Visible, Infrared spectroscopies and thermal analysis (TGA and DTA). This complex is crystallized in the monoclinic system with C 2/c space group. The unit cell parameters are a = 27.6240(11) Å, b = 17.6694(7) Å, c = 16.6504(6) Å and β = 92.5713(...
Source: Inorganic Chemistry Communications - November 12, 2019 Category: Chemistry Source Type: research

Two polyoxoniobates-based ionic crystals as Lewis base catalysts for cyanosilylation
Publication date: Available online 11 November 2019Source: Inorganic Chemistry CommunicationsAuthor(s): Shujun Li, Panpan Ji, Shangning Han, Zhaomin Hao, Xuenian ChenAbstractTwo transition-metal containing heteropolyniobates, H[Ni(en)3]5[VNb12O40(VO)2] 15H2O (1) and H3[Cu(en)2]4[VNb12O40(VO)2] 13H2O (2) (en = ethylenediamine), based on dicapped vanadium keggin polyoxoniobates have been synthesized by using ethylene glycol and water as a mixed solvent and characterized by various means. Due to the synergy between polyoxoniobate anions and transition-metal chelates, 1 and 2 showed remarkable catalytic performance for cyanosi...
Source: Inorganic Chemistry Communications - November 12, 2019 Category: Chemistry Source Type: research

Simultaneous detection of trace Cd(II) and Pb(II) by differential pulse anodic stripping voltammetry using a bismuth oxycarbide /nafion electrode
Publication date: Available online 11 November 2019Source: Inorganic Chemistry CommunicationsAuthor(s): Yaxiao Zhang, Chao Li, Yingchun Su, Wei Mu, Xiaojun HanAbstractHeavy metal pollution causes serious health threat to humanbeings. Herein we fabricated a novel bismuth oxycarbide (BOC) modified glassy carbon electrode (GCE) for the simultaneous detection of cadmium and lead ions using differential pulse anodic stripping voltammetry (DPASV). The main factors influencing the detection performance, such as solution pH, deposition voltage and deposition time were optimized to be 4.5, -1.3v, and 700s, respectively. The detecti...
Source: Inorganic Chemistry Communications - November 12, 2019 Category: Chemistry Source Type: research

3D lanthanide-organic supramolecular-graphene oxide composites: a simple and effective method significantly improve the proton conductivity of proton exchange membrane
Publication date: Available online 9 November 2019Source: Inorganic Chemistry CommunicationsAuthor(s): Xue Zhang, Shuang Wang, Tingting Yan, Jun Zhang, Fang LuoAbstractProton-conduction is one of the critical factors in diverse energy-related technologies, including fuel cells and water electrolyzers. Recently, metal-organic frameworks (MOFs) or coordination polymers (CPs) and their composite materials have emerged as new type proton conductors. In this paper, three CPs proton conductors, [H0.5(H2O)3][Ln3.25(C6NO2H5)4(C6NO2H4.875)2(H2O)19.5(IMo6O24)2] (Ln = Pr3+, Nd3+, and Sm3+ named as PLP-1, PLP-2, PLP-3, respectively), ...
Source: Inorganic Chemistry Communications - November 10, 2019 Category: Chemistry Source Type: research

Distorted FeSe4 Unit in Ammonium ion Intercalated FeSe Superconductor
Publication date: Available online 9 November 2019Source: Inorganic Chemistry CommunicationsAuthor(s): Wenwu Zhong, Shijie Shen, Shangshen Feng, Yanping Liu, Aijiao Xu, Xiufang Ye, Dongchu ChenAbstractWe demonstrate that unique cation, ND4(1-δ)+, exists between FeSe layers and induces a large distortion of the FeSe4 tetrahedron in N0.81(1)D3.24(2)Fe2Se2 by neutron and X-ray powder diffraction. The electronic correlations of the Fe 3d electrons and Fe dxy, dyz and dxz band widths could be tuned by changing the FeSe4 tetrahedron distortion, revealing the importance of lattice distortion to the superconductivity of FeSe...
Source: Inorganic Chemistry Communications - November 10, 2019 Category: Chemistry Source Type: research

aEffective removal of methane using nano-sized zeolite 4A synthesized from kaolin
Publication date: Available online 9 November 2019Source: Inorganic Chemistry CommunicationsAuthor(s): Peng Wang, Qi Sun, Yujiao Zhang, Jun CaoAbstractThe purpose of this study was to synthesize nano-sized zeolite 4A from kaolin obtained from Guizhou New Materials Technology Co., Ltd. The properties of the nano-sized zeolite 4A were characterized by X-ray diffraction (XRD), Fourier transform infrared (FTIR), 29Si magic-angle spinning (MAS)-nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) and 27Al MAS-NMR, X-ray fluorescence (XRF), scanning electron microscopy (SEM), transmission electron microscopy (TEM), Brunauer-Emmett-Teller (BET), and...
Source: Inorganic Chemistry Communications - November 10, 2019 Category: Chemistry Source Type: research

Two novel 3D MOFs based on the flexible (E)-1,4-di(1H-imidazol-1-yl)but-2-ene and multi-carboxylate ligands: Synthesis, structural diversity and luminescence property
Publication date: Available online 9 November 2019Source: Inorganic Chemistry CommunicationsAuthor(s): Ping Ju, En-sheng Zhang, Xicheng Liu, Long JiangAbstractTwo novel metal-organic frameworks [Zn(btec)0.5(dib)]·H2O (1) (H4btec = benzene-1,2,4,5-tetracarboxylic acid, dib = (E)-1,4-di(1H-imidazol-1-yl)but-2-ene) and [Cd(btc)(dib)]·(C2H6N) (2) (H3btc = benzene-1,3,5-tricarboxylic acid) have been synthesized under solvothermal conditions. Complexes 1 and 2 were characterized by single-crystal X-ray diffraction, elemental analysis, IR spectra and thermogravimetric analysis (TGA). Crystal structure analysis revea...
Source: Inorganic Chemistry Communications - November 10, 2019 Category: Chemistry Source Type: research

A facile route to achieve Fe2O3 hollow sphere anchored on carbon nanotube for application in lithium-ion battery
Publication date: Available online 9 November 2019Source: Inorganic Chemistry CommunicationsAuthor(s): Yang Cao, Ai-Qin Zhang, Hong Zhang, Guo-Qing Ding, Lin-Sen ZhangAbstractFe2O3 hollow sphere/carbon nanotube (CNT) composites were successfully synthesized by hydrothermal reaction and followed with thermal annealing process. The Fe2O3 hollow structure with a width of 500 nm, homogeneously dispersed on CNT. The resultant Fe2O3/CNT composite exhibited an initial reversible capacity of 1232.6 mAh g-1 at the current density of 100 mA g-1, and revealing excellent cycling performance along with a reversible capacity of 1176.1 m...
Source: Inorganic Chemistry Communications - November 10, 2019 Category: Chemistry Source Type: research

Vanadium(V) Complex Based Supramolecular Metallogel: Self-Assembly and (Metallo)gelation Triggered by Non-covalent and N+-H…O Hydrogen Bonding Interactions
Publication date: Available online 9 November 2019Source: Inorganic Chemistry CommunicationsAuthor(s): Sunshine Dominic Kurbah, Ram A. LalAbstractMetallogel (VLG) was obtained by reaction of tridentate dibasic donor’s ligand with vanadium pentoxide in 1:1 molar ratio in H2O\DMF solution. Metallogel formation was studied using IR, UV-Visible and 1H NMR spectroscopies. Single crystal structure suitable for XRD analysis was obtained by repeated crystallization of VLG from DMF/H2O solution after few days. VLG crystallized with monoclinic P21/n space group. The ligand bonded to metal ions in tridentate dibasic fashion, to...
Source: Inorganic Chemistry Communications - November 10, 2019 Category: Chemistry Source Type: research

Syntheses, crystal structures and magnetic properties of redox active cyanide-bridged trinuclear Ru-M2 (M = Co, Ni, Cu) complexes
Publication date: Available online 9 November 2019Source: Inorganic Chemistry CommunicationsAuthor(s): Xiao-Quan Zhu, Tian-Lu ShengAbstractThree redox active cyanide-bridged trinuclear complexes trans-(DMAP)4Ru(μ-CN)2- [M(PY5Me2)]2[PF6]4 (M = Co (1), Ni (2), Cu (3)) {DMAP = 4-dimethylamino-pyridine, PY5Me2 = 2,6-bis(1,1-bis(2-pyridyl)ethyl)pyridine} were designed, synthesized and fully characterized by single-crystal X-ray diffraction, elemental analysis, IR spectrum, cyclic voltammetry and magnetic measurement. Due to the Jahn-Teller effect of CuII ion, the structure of compound 3 shows peculiar disordered configuratio...
Source: Inorganic Chemistry Communications - November 10, 2019 Category: Chemistry Source Type: research

A Novel and Simple Route for Bromide Replacement in Pyrazolyl-Pyridazine ReI Tricarbonyl Complexes Leads to a Zwitterion Stabilized by Hydrogen Bonding
Publication date: Available online 9 November 2019Source: Inorganic Chemistry CommunicationsAuthor(s): Marianelfa Saldías, Pablo Mella, Nancy Pizarro, Andrés VegaAbstractThe reaction of 3-pyrazolyl-pyridazine-6-carboxylic (LCOOH) and 3-3,5-dimethylpyrazolyl-pyridazine-6-carboxylic (Me2LCOOH) acids with bromotricarbonyl-tetrahydrofuran-rhenium(I) dimer in DMF solution followed by water addition, leads simple and cleanly to the rhenium(I) de-halided fac-aquo-tricarbonyl-complexes [(LCOO)(H2O)Re(CO)3] and [(Me2LCOO)(H2O)Re(CO)3] respectively, without the requirement of using a silver salt. It was possible to iso...
Source: Inorganic Chemistry Communications - November 10, 2019 Category: Chemistry Source Type: research

Synthesis visible photocatalyst carbon/BiOI and its photocatalytic degradation activity
Publication date: Available online 8 November 2019Source: Inorganic Chemistry CommunicationsAuthor(s): Peiyang Su, Yiqun Yang, Xinyu Lu, You Zhang, Kuiliang Liu, Yongchao HuangAbstractThe carbon/BiOI composite photocatalysts were synthesis by hydrothermal reaction and characterized by various methods. The as-prepared photocatalysts were used to remove organic pollutants in aqueous solution under visible light irradiation. The C/BiOI samples demonstrated excellent photocatalytic performance for degradation of methyl orange (MO), which is about 4 times higher than that of BiOI. Furthermore, C/BiOI also displayed good stabili...
Source: Inorganic Chemistry Communications - November 9, 2019 Category: Chemistry Source Type: research

FeS/ZnS Nanoflower Composites as High Performance Anode Materials for Sodium Ion Batteries
Publication date: Available online 8 November 2019Source: Inorganic Chemistry CommunicationsAuthor(s): Dongli Xie, Shu Cai, Xiaohong Sun, Tianyi Hou, Kaier Shen, Rui Ling, Anran Fan, Ruizi Zhang, Song Jiang, Yishu LinAbstractThe electrochemical performance of composite materials can be effectively improved by regulating multiple components and designing well-defined microstructure. In this work, FeS/ZnS composites with different Fe/Zn ratios were prepared through a facile wet chemical method. The as-prepared sulfide composite with molar ratio Fe/Zn = 1 exhibits optimal nanoflower morphology and achieves a high specific cap...
Source: Inorganic Chemistry Communications - November 9, 2019 Category: Chemistry Source Type: research

Tandem Energy Upconversion in a Conjugated Polymer-Sensitized Core/Shell Nanocrystal
Publication date: Available online 8 November 2019Source: Inorganic Chemistry CommunicationsAuthor(s): Yu Ji, Feng Lu, Yufu Tang, Wen Qian, Quli Fan, Wei HuangAbstractWe developed a novel hybrid system combining inorganic NaYF4: Yb3+, Er3+@NaYF4:Yb3+ core/shell nanocrystal with organic diketopyrrolopyrrole-based conjugated polymer (PDFT). Directional energy transfer from light-harvesting PDFT to Yb3+ ions in the shell, and finally to the emitter Er3+ ions in the core takes place in this hybrid system so as to boost UCNPs upconversion efficiency. The number of antennas (concentration of PDFT) was optimized to maximize tande...
Source: Inorganic Chemistry Communications - November 9, 2019 Category: Chemistry Source Type: research

Anticancer activities of various new metal complexes prepared from a Schiff base on A549 cell line
In this study, a new compound namely 1-((2-hydroxynaphthalen-1-yl)methyleneamino)-5-(4-methybenzoyl)-4-p-tolylpyrimidin-2(1H)-one (S2) was synthesized as a Schiff base using 1-amino-5-(4-methylbenzoyl)-4-(4-methylphenyl)pyrimidin-2(1H)-one (S1) with 2-hydroxy-1-naphthaldehyde in 80% yield. Then, eight novel metal complexes (S3-S10) including Ni(II), Cu(II), Co(II), Ag(I), Pd(II), Pt(II), Cr(III), and Mn(II) metal ions were prepared from this new Schiff base (S2). The characterization of these complexes was done using 1H NMR, 13C NMR, LC-MS, IR, magnetic susceptibility and conductivity measurements. The anticancer activitie...
Source: Inorganic Chemistry Communications - November 9, 2019 Category: Chemistry Source Type: research

Rapid Synthesis of UiO-66 by means of Electrochemical Cathode Method with Electrochemical Detection of 2,4,6-TCP
Publication date: Available online 9 November 2019Source: Inorganic Chemistry CommunicationsAuthor(s): Ting Zhang, Jin-Zhi Wei, Xiao-Jun Sun, Xue-Jing Zhao, Hong-liang Tang, Han Yan, Feng-Ming ZhangAbstractElectrochemical cathode methods were used to rapidly synthesize metal-organic frameworks (MOFs) UiO-66 and applied to electrochemical detection of 2,4,6-trichlorophenol (2,4,6-TCP). The effects of reaction voltage, time and temperature on the rapid synthesis of UiO-66 by means of electrochemical cathode method were systematically studied. It was confirmed that the UiO-66 synthesized by this method had small particle size...
Source: Inorganic Chemistry Communications - November 9, 2019 Category: Chemistry Source Type: research

Hydrothermally synthesis of MWCNT/N-TiO2/UiO-66-NH2 ternary composite with enhanced photocatalytic performance for ketoprofen
Publication date: Available online 9 November 2019Source: Inorganic Chemistry CommunicationsAuthor(s): Jiajia Sun, Sheng Feng, Shanshan FengAbstractA novel ternary heterojunction MWCNT/N-TiO2/UiO-66-NH2 was synthesized by in-situ solvothermal-hydrothermal approach, showing superior photocatalytic degradation of KET under visible-light irradiation. The optimal MWCNT/N-TiO2/UiO-66-NH2 (3:7) composite exhibits the highest degradation efficiency of KET (96%) in 120 min in comparison with pristine TiO2, N-TiO2, MWCNT, UiO-66-NH2 and MWCNT/N-TiO2. The improved photocatalytic activity of MWCNT/N-TiO2/UiO-66-NH2 can be ascribed to...
Source: Inorganic Chemistry Communications - November 9, 2019 Category: Chemistry Source Type: research

Optical properties of two bismuth(III) halide hybrids with pyridyl sulfide derivative counter cations
Publication date: Available online 9 November 2019Source: Inorganic Chemistry CommunicationsAuthor(s): Zihan Wang, Qingjuan Dan, Ruo-Yu Zhao, Rang-Dong Xu, Guang-Ning Liu, Cuncheng LiAbstractLow dimensional organic-inorganic hybrid Bi(III) halides, especially those containing organic N, S-heterocycles are amazing as solid state photoluminescent materials, but remain less explored. Herein, two bismuth(III) halide compounds, (Etmp)4Bi2X10 (X = Cl for 1, Br for 2, Etmp = 4-(ethylthio)pyridin-1-ium), are obtained by employing pyridyl sulfide derivative as counter cations. They are determined as zero-dimensional (0D) ionic stru...
Source: Inorganic Chemistry Communications - November 9, 2019 Category: Chemistry Source Type: research

A water-stable luminescent Co(II) coordination polymer as probe for efficient detection of Cr(VI)-anions (Cr2O72– and CrO42–) in aqueous solution
Publication date: Available online 9 November 2019Source: Inorganic Chemistry CommunicationsAuthor(s): Qing-Qing Xiao, Yue-Hua Li, Dong Liu, Guang-Hua CuiAbstractA new 2D Co(II)-based coordination polymer (CP), {[Co(TCPA)(L)]·H2O}n (1) (L = 1,3-bis(5,6-dimethylbenzimidazol-1-yl)propane, and H2TCPA = 2,3,5,6-tetrachloroterephthalic acid), was successfully constructed under hydrothermal condition. 1 features a 2D (4,4)-connected layered structure. Adjacent sheets of 1 are interconnected via π···π stacking interactions generating a 3D supramolecular framework. Further, 1 exhibits the high sen...
Source: Inorganic Chemistry Communications - November 9, 2019 Category: Chemistry Source Type: research

Synthesis of Alkyl/aryl linked binuclear silver(I)-N-Heterocyclic carbene complexes and evaluation of their antimicrobial, hemolytic and thrombolytic potential
Publication date: Available online 9 November 2019Source: Inorganic Chemistry CommunicationsAuthor(s): Aqsa Habib, Muhammad Adnan Iqbal, Haq Nawaz Bhatti, Amna Kamal, Shagufta KamalAbstractA new series of N-Heterocyclic carbene based ligands and their silver(I) complexes was obtained and tested in vitro on three bacterial strains (Bacillus subtillis, Bacillus cereus and Macrococcus brunensis) to assess their antibacterial potential. Hemolytic and thrombolytic activities of ligands and complexes on normal mouse erythrocytes were also assessed. In vitro antibacterial study of ligands and complexes revealed that the complexes...
Source: Inorganic Chemistry Communications - November 9, 2019 Category: Chemistry Source Type: research

Morphology-dependent NiMoO4/carbon composites for high performance supercapacitors
Publication date: Available online 9 November 2019Source: Inorganic Chemistry CommunicationsAuthor(s): Yong Zhang, Cui-rong Chang, Xiao-dong Jia, Qing-yuan Huo, Hai-li Gao, Ji Yan, Ai-qin Zhang, Yi Ru, Han-xin Mei, Ke-zheng Gao, Li-zhen WangAbstractIn order to improve the capacitive performance of supercapacitors, NiMoO4 electrode materials were successfully prepared by a simple and safe solvent-thermal method, and the morphology, microstructure and properties of the materials were successfully optimized by adding reduced graphene oxide (rGO) and multiwalled carbon nanotubes (MWCNTs). The morphology, structure and electroc...
Source: Inorganic Chemistry Communications - November 9, 2019 Category: Chemistry Source Type: research

Mixed-ligand strategy affording two 6-connected 3-fold interpenetrated metal-organic frameworks with binuclear CoII2/NiII2 subunits: Synthesis, crystal structures and magnetic properties
Publication date: Available online 7 November 2019Source: Inorganic Chemistry CommunicationsAuthor(s): Jie Zhou, Zhen Zhang, Ling-Feng Xu, Run-Jiao Li, Rui-Dan Bao, Lin Du, Ming-Jin Xie, Yong-Feng Qiao, Qi-Hua ZhaoAbstractTwo 6-connected (6-c) edge-transitive nets, namely, [Co2(2,6-ndc)2(4-bpdb)·2CH3OH·2H2O]n, (1), and [Ni2(2,6-ndc)2(4-bpdb)·(H2O)3·2DMF]n (2) (2,6-H2ndc = 2,6-naphthalenedicarboxylic acid, 4-bpdb = 1,4-bis(4-pyridyl)-2,3-diaza-1,3-butadiene), were synthesized under solvothermal conditions. The structure of 1 manifests a three-fold interpenetrated 3D pcu topology based on paddle-w...
Source: Inorganic Chemistry Communications - November 9, 2019 Category: Chemistry Source Type: research

A series of pH and time dependent POM-based compounds by using a double chelate ligand: syntheses, structures and electrochemical properties
Publication date: Available online 7 November 2019Source: Inorganic Chemistry CommunicationsAuthor(s): Jun Ying, Haiyan Yu, Guiying Liu, Yubo Fu, Aixiang TianAbstractThree new Polyoxometalate-based compounds, namely [Ag2(dpq)][(Mo3O10)] (1), [(dpq)2(H4SiMo12O40)]·8H2O (2) and [Ag2(dpq)2(H2SiMo12O40)] (3) (dpq = 2,3-Di-pyridin-2-yl-quinoxaline), have been hydrothermally synthesized by using a double chelate ligand and characterized by single-crystal X-ray diffraction analysis, IR spectra and elemental analyses. Compounds 1 and 2 were obtained under the same conditions except for different pH. In compound 1, there are...
Source: Inorganic Chemistry Communications - November 9, 2019 Category: Chemistry Source Type: research

Salt-assisted solution combustion synthesis of nanostructured ZnFe2O4-ZnS powders
Publication date: Available online 7 November 2019Source: Inorganic Chemistry CommunicationsAuthor(s): Ahmad Reza Abbasian, Mashaallah RahmaniAbstractIn this work, ZnFe2O4-ZnS powders were synthesized by a novel salt-assisted solution combustion procedure using thiourea as a simultaneous source of fuel and sulfur. Prepared ZnFe2O4-ZnS powders were characterized using X-ray diffraction (XRD), Brunauer–Emmett–Teller (BET), Barrett–Joyner–Halenda (BJH), Fourier transform infrared (FTIR), vibrating sample magnetometer (VSM), transmission electron microscopy (TEM) and field emission scanning electron mic...
Source: Inorganic Chemistry Communications - November 9, 2019 Category: Chemistry Source Type: research

Terbium Metal Organic Framework: Microwave Synthesis and Selective Sensing of Nitrite
Publication date: Available online 7 November 2019Source: Inorganic Chemistry CommunicationsAuthor(s): Pimchanok Tapangpan, Kitt Panyarat, Chaiyos Chankaew, Kate Grudpan, Apinpus RujiwatraAbstractThe rapid and facile microwave method has been employed to synthesize [Tb2(TTHA)(H2O)4]∙9H2O (I; H6TTHA = 1,3,5-triazine-2,4,6-triaminehexaacetic acid) microcrystals. Based on the photoluminescent emission of I, which can be selectively turned off upon the coordination of nitrite, the selective determination of nitrite in water was developed without the use of Griess reagents. With the use of smartphone camera as a detector, the...
Source: Inorganic Chemistry Communications - November 9, 2019 Category: Chemistry Source Type: research

A terbium-antimony-oxo-cluster bridging antimonotungstate comprising divacant and tetravacant Keggin segments
Publication date: Available online 7 November 2019Source: Inorganic Chemistry CommunicationsAuthor(s): Xin Xu, Jun Jiang, Da Li, Saisai Xie, Lulu Liu, Baoxing Zeng, Lijuan Chen, Junwei ZhaoAbstractA terbium-antimony-oxo-cluster bridging antimonotungstate (AT) [H2N(CH3)2]8Na6H8{[Tb4(H2O)6Sb6O4](SbW10O37)2 (B-α-SbW8O31)2}·24H2O (1) was successfully prepared by reaction of Na9[B-α-SbW9O33]·19.5H2O, SbCl3, Tb(NO3)3·6H2O and dimethylamine hydrochloride (DMA·HCl) in acidic aqueous solution. Its tetramer polyanion consists of two divacant [SbW10O37]11− and two tetravacant [B-α-S...
Source: Inorganic Chemistry Communications - November 9, 2019 Category: Chemistry Source Type: research

A three-dimensional noncentrosymmetric zinc-4,4',4''-nitrilotribenzoate structure exhibiting second-harmonic generation responses
Publication date: Available online 7 November 2019Source: Inorganic Chemistry CommunicationsAuthor(s): Dan-Dan Liu, Xin-Hui Zhang, Qing-Yan Liu, Yu-Ling WangAbstractA coordination polymer [Zn(H-ntb)]n (1) based on the tritopic carboxylate linker of 4,4',4''-nitrilotribenzoate (H3-ntb) was reported here. Compound 1 crystallizes in a polar space group of Pca21 and contains two-dimensional layers formed from the left- and right-handed helical chains pillared by the benzoate moieties to give a three-dimensional structure. The present compound 1 features a noncentrosymmetric structure and displays a strong phase-matchable secon...
Source: Inorganic Chemistry Communications - November 9, 2019 Category: Chemistry Source Type: research

A series of uranium-organic frameworks: Crucial role of the protonation ability of auxiliary ligands
Publication date: January 2020Source: Inorganic Chemistry Communications, Volume 111Author(s): Yong Dai, Hui-Min Chai, Rui-Xin Zhang, Jun-An Min, Zhao Wang, Meng Zhang, Yu Zhang, Jing Feng, Chi Zhang, Juan WangAbstractThree new Uranium-organic compounds have been synthesized under the strong acid condition. Both of the compound 1 [(UO2)(TMA)](H2BPY)0.5·4H2O (TMA = trimesic acid, BPY = 4,4′-bipyridine, CCDC 1841538) and 2 [(UO2)(PMA)0.5](H2BPY)0.5 (PMA = pyromellitic acid, CCDC 1870479) show a “sandwich” 2D-structure. The double-protonated 4,4′-dipyridines stabilize ...
Source: Inorganic Chemistry Communications - November 9, 2019 Category: Chemistry Source Type: research

The effect of crystal facet (3 1 2) exposure intensity of Ni12P5 nanoparticle on its hydrodechlorination catalytic activity
Publication date: January 2020Source: Inorganic Chemistry Communications, Volume 111Author(s): Guojun Yuan, Jianliang Bai, Bingying Gao, Lili Ren, Jing Mei, Lu ZhangAbstractTransition metal phosphides (TMP) have attracted wide attention as catalysts to drive the hydrogenation reaction. However, very few people are interested in regulating the crystal facet exposure intensity of Ni12P5 catalyst to effectively improve the efficiency of hydrodechlorination (HDC) of trichloroethylene. Herein, we report that the exposure intensity of (3 1 2) high exponential crystal facet of the Ni12P5 catalyst can be controlled by changing...
Source: Inorganic Chemistry Communications - November 7, 2019 Category: Chemistry Source Type: research

A novel resource utilization type 3-dimensional flower spheroidal Fe3O4@C@(BiO)2CO3: High-efficiency degradation of tetracycline under visible light
This study can inspire some new idea for building the novel and efficient development of photocatalyst and resource reuse, while benefiting their practical application.Graphical abstractThe 3D flower spheroidal Fe3O4@C@(BiO)2CO3 maintained a good morphology and significantly improved the visible light-driven photocatalytic activity for degradation of tetracycline. (Source: Inorganic Chemistry Communications)
Source: Inorganic Chemistry Communications - November 1, 2019 Category: Chemistry Source Type: research

Novel 4s–4f heterometallic cluster substituted polyoxometalates based on mixed dilacunary Keggin/open Wells-Dawson units: Syntheses, crystal structure and luminescent study
Publication date: December 2019Source: Inorganic Chemistry Communications, Volume 110Author(s): Jing Zhang, Hao Yu, Ya-Nan Gu, Zhong Li, Xin-Xiong Li, Ling-Yun Li, Shou-Tian ZhengAbstractBy adopting a trilacunary [A-α-GeW9O34]10− as a precursor under hydrothermal conditions, a series of novel 4s–4f cluster substituted polyoxometalates (POMs) containing two types of in situ generated lacunary POM fragments have been made. These compounds were characterized by single-crystal X-ray diffractions, powder X-ray diffractions, infrared spectroscopy, thermogravimetric analyses, respectively. Structural analyses in...
Source: Inorganic Chemistry Communications - November 1, 2019 Category: Chemistry Source Type: research

A Series of Uranium-Organic Frameworks : Crucial Role of the Protonation Ability of Auxiliary Ligands
Publication date: Available online 31 October 2019Source: Inorganic Chemistry CommunicationsAuthor(s): Yong Dai, Hui-Min Chai, Rui-Xin Zhang, Jun-An Min, Zhao Wang, Meng Zhang, Yu Zhang, Jing Feng, Chi Zhang, Juan WangAbstractThree new Uranium-organic compounds have been synthesized under the strong acid condition. Both of the compound 1 [(UO2)(TMA)](H2BPY)0.5·4H2O (TMA = trimesic acid, BPY= 4,4′-bipyridine, CCDC 1841538) and 2 [(UO2)(PMA)0.5](H2BPY)0.5 (PMA= pyromellitic acid, CCDC 1870479) show a “sandwich” 2D-structure. The double-protonated 4,4′-dipyridines stabilize the su...
Source: Inorganic Chemistry Communications - October 31, 2019 Category: Chemistry Source Type: research

Syntheses, Crystal Structure and Property of a Heptanuclear Cluster
Publication date: Available online 28 October 2019Source: Inorganic Chemistry CommunicationsAuthor(s): Ru-Xia Zhao, Jing Wang, Da-wei Jing, Hui-jing Zhang, Chao Feng, Guang-yue LiAbstractA new disc-like heptanuclear Ni(II) cluster [Ni7(emmp)6(μ3-N3)6]·(SiF6) (1) (H2emmp = 2-ethyoxy-6-methyliminomethyl-phenol), was synthesized and structurally determined by elemental analysis, IR, and X-ray single-crystal diffraction. Magnetic property of the complex has been investigated. The {Ni7} core displays dominant ferromagnetic interactions from the nature of the binding modes through by the EO-N3 and μ2-O. The latter m...
Source: Inorganic Chemistry Communications - October 29, 2019 Category: Chemistry Source Type: research

Synthesis, characterisation, cytotoxicity, DNA binding and antimicrobial studies of binary and ternary metal complexes of Co (II)
Publication date: December 2019Source: Inorganic Chemistry Communications, Volume 110Author(s): Pilli Jyothi, Suneetha Koppu, V. Sumalatha, B. Ushaiah, C. Gyana KumariAbstractA series of Schiff’s base ligand metal complexes of Co (II) with binary, formulae [Co (L)2] (mc-a), and ternary, formulae [Co(L) (L1) (H2O)] (mc-b), [Co (L) (L2) (H2O)] (mc-c) where L is (2Z)-2-(2-Hydroxy-5-BromoBenzylidine) Hydrazine N-methyl Carbo-Thioamide (Schiff’s base ligand), L1 is Ethylene Diamine and L2 is Bipyridine were synthesized. The metal complexes have been characterized by Mass spectra, UV–Vis absorption, Magnetic su...
Source: Inorganic Chemistry Communications - October 29, 2019 Category: Chemistry Source Type: research

Chemosynthesis of nanostructures lead sulphide thin films from triethylamin (Et3N) complexing agent
Publication date: Available online 21 October 2019Source: Inorganic Chemistry CommunicationsAuthor(s): Fekadu Gashaw Hone, Francis Birhanu DejeneAbstractChemical bath deposition (CBD) route was used to prepared lead sulphide (PbS) thin films on glass substrates by using triethylamin (Et3N) as complexing agent. The influence of varying the concentration of Et3N on the electrical, morphological, photoluminescence and structural properties of the deposited thin films were studied. The XRD results justified that independent of Et3N molar concentration the crystalline preferentially growth along the (111) plane. However, the in...
Source: Inorganic Chemistry Communications - October 22, 2019 Category: Chemistry Source Type: research

Field-induced single molecule magnet behavior of a three-dimensional Dy(III)-based complex
Publication date: Available online 21 October 2019Source: Inorganic Chemistry CommunicationsAuthor(s): Shixiong She, Xingye Gu, Yan YangAbstractA novel three-dimensional Dy(III)-based complex [Dy(H2-DHBDC)0.5(DHBDC)0.5(C2H5OH)(H2O)]n·H2O (H4-DHBDC=2,5-dihydroxy-1,4-terephthalic acid) (1) was fabricated using a hydrothermal method. Such complex was examined by single-crystal X-ray diffraction analysis and then characterized by elemental analysis, IR spectroscopy, thermogravimetric analysis, powder X-ray diffraction as well as magnetic properties. The results of single-crystal structure analysis suggested that complex...
Source: Inorganic Chemistry Communications - October 22, 2019 Category: Chemistry Source Type: research

Photocatalytic and magnetic properties two new Co(II) cluster-based metal-organic frameworks
Publication date: Available online 21 October 2019Source: Inorganic Chemistry CommunicationsAuthor(s): Shile Zhang, Lu Lu, Jing Wang, Xueyan Tan, Baichao An, Ayushi Singh, Abhinav Kumar, Hiroshi Sakiyama, Jun WangAbstractThe solvothermal reactions of 5,5ˊ-(4,4ˊ-phenylenebis(methyleneoxy)) diisophthalic acid (H4L) and two chelating N-donor ancillary ligands with Co(II) yielded two new metal–organic frameworks (MOFs) viz., [Co2(μ2-H2O)(L)(2,2’-bipy)2]n (1) and [Co2(μ2-H2O)(L)(phen)2]n (2) (2,2’-bipy = 2,2’-bipyridine and phen =1,10-phenanthroline). The single-crystal X-ray diffraction studies ...
Source: Inorganic Chemistry Communications - October 22, 2019 Category: Chemistry Source Type: research

Synthesis, crystal structure and magnetic property of 30-membered decanuclear manganese metallacrown with N-cyclohexanoylsalicylhydrazide ligand
Publication date: Available online 21 October 2019Source: Inorganic Chemistry CommunicationsAuthor(s): Kangkai Du, Shi-Xiong Liu, Bizhou LinAbstractPentadentate ligand, N-cyclohexanoylsalicylhydrazide (H3chxshz) (1), and its self-assembled 30-metallacrown-10, [Mn10(C14H15N2O3)10(CH3OH)10]·16CH3OH (2), have been synthesized. Ten manganese (III) ions and ten deprotonated ligands (chxshz3-) construct a 30-membered ring based on the M-N-N-M linkage in the novel decanuclear manganese(III) metallamacrocycle 2. The chiralities of Mn atoms in the diaza-bridged ring are in alternating Λ and Δ configurations. The...
Source: Inorganic Chemistry Communications - October 22, 2019 Category: Chemistry Source Type: research

Synthesis, Characterization, Apoptosis, ROS, Autophagy and Western Blotting Studies of Cyclometalated Iridium(III) Complexes
Publication date: Available online 21 October 2019Source: Inorganic Chemistry CommunicationsAuthor(s): Jing Xu, Lan Bai, Yi-Ying Gu, Fan Du, Wen-Yao Zhang, Miao He, Yun-Jun LiuAbstractThree iridium(III) complexes [Ir(ppy)2(DQPC)](PF6) (Ir-1), [Ir(bzq)2(DQPC)](PF6) (Ir-2) and [Ir(piq)2(DQPC)](PF6) (Ir-3) were synthesized and characterized. The cytotoxicity in vitro of the ligand DQPC and complexes Ir-1, Ir-2 and Ir-3 against cancer cells HeLa, A549, HepG2 and normal cell NIH3T3 was assessed by MTT methods. These complexes exhibit significant inhibitory effect on HeLa cells growth with an IC50 value of 2.4 ± 0.2, 2.4 ...
Source: Inorganic Chemistry Communications - October 22, 2019 Category: Chemistry Source Type: research

Intermolecular forces regulated the dimensions of CoII, CuII complexes with 2-(1H-1, 2, 4-Triazol-3-yl)pyridine
Publication date: Available online 21 October 2019Source: Inorganic Chemistry CommunicationsAuthor(s): Chao Li, Hongqiang Gao, Linsui Li, Wenjuan Wei, Yuhui TanAbstractTwo novel metal complexes C7H10CoN4O6S (1) and C9H8CuN4O2 (2) were synthesized by ligand 2-HTP (2-HTP = 2-(1H-1, 2, 4-triazol-3-yl)pyridine) reaction with different Lewis acid catalysts CoSO4·7H2O and Cu(CH3COO)2·H2O, respectively. Single crystal X-ray diffraction experiments reveal that the symmetry of complexes 1 and 2 respective belong to high centrosymmetric space group C2/c with point group C2h6 and low centrosymmetric space group P21/n wi...
Source: Inorganic Chemistry Communications - October 22, 2019 Category: Chemistry Source Type: research

Synthesis and characterization of cubic Ag/TiO2 nanocomposites for the photocatalytic degradation of methyl orange in aqueous solutions
Publication date: Available online 21 October 2019Source: Inorganic Chemistry CommunicationsAuthor(s): Xinlu Zheng, Dequan Zhang, Yan Gao, Yongchuan Wu, Qingyun Liu, Xixi ZhuAbstractUsing a hydrothermal strategy combined with photoreduction process, Ag/TiO2 nanocomposites in which ultra-small metallic Ag anchored on nano-TiO2 were synthesized. The SEM, TEM, EDS, XRD, as well as UV-Vis-NIR spectrum were used to characterize the Ag/TiO2 nanocomposites. It can be drawn the conclusion that the TiO2 exhibited irregular cube with a diameter of 20-30 nm, and metallic Ag anchored on the surface of nano-TiO2. the addition of metall...
Source: Inorganic Chemistry Communications - October 22, 2019 Category: Chemistry Source Type: research

Solid-state fluorescence of two zinc coordination polymers from bulky dicyano-phenylenevinylene and bis-azobenzene cores
Publication date: Available online 21 October 2019Source: Inorganic Chemistry CommunicationsAuthor(s): Rosita Diana, Barbara Panunzi, Stefano Piotto, Tonino Caruso, Ugo CarusoAbstractPhotochemical performances were investigated on two new coordination polymers (CPs) derived from small emissive molecules. A dicyano-phenylenevinylene and an azobenzene skeleton with two salen sites and bulky substituents were employed as building blocks. The derived CPs have been fully characterized, particularly for their PL performance. The polymers are respectively red and yellow emitters in the solid-state, retaining the PLQY values of th...
Source: Inorganic Chemistry Communications - October 22, 2019 Category: Chemistry Source Type: research

Iridium Doped ZnO Nanocomposites: Synergistic Effect Induced Photocatalytic Degradation of Methylene Blue and Crystal Violet
Publication date: Available online 21 October 2019Source: Inorganic Chemistry CommunicationsAuthor(s): M. Dhanalakshmi, K. Saravanakumar, S. Lakshmi Prabavathi, V. MuthurajAbstractA series of novel iridium (Ir) nanoparticles doped ZnO nanocomposites were constructed via one-pot simple hydrothermal strategy and used as a visible light driven photocatalyst for the degradation of Methylene Blue (MB) and Crystal Violet (CV). The synthesized pure ZnO and Ir loaded ZnO nanocomposites were systematically characterized by crystal structure, structural morphology, elemental and optical properties. The photocatalytic performance of ...
Source: Inorganic Chemistry Communications - October 22, 2019 Category: Chemistry Source Type: research

Novel 4s-4f heterometallic cluster substituted polyoxometalates Based on mixed dilacunary Keggin/open Wells-Dawson units: Syntheses, Crystal Structure and Luminescent study
Publication date: Available online 21 October 2019Source: Inorganic Chemistry CommunicationsAuthor(s): Jing Zhang, Hao Yu, Ya-Nan Gu, Zhong Li, Xin-Xiong Li, Ling-Yun Li, Shou-Tian ZhengAbstractBy adopting a trilacunary [A-α-GeW9O34]10- as a precursor under hydrothermal conditions, a series of novel 4s-4f cluster substituted polyoxometalates (POMs) containing two types of in situ generated lacunary POM fragments have been made. These compounds were characterized by single-crystal X-ray diffractions, powder X-ray diffractions, infrared spectroscopy, thermogravimetric analyses, respectively. Structural analyses indicat...
Source: Inorganic Chemistry Communications - October 22, 2019 Category: Chemistry Source Type: research

Effect of meso-phenyl substitution on spectral properties, photo- and thermal stability of boron(III) and zinc(II) dipyrrometenates
Publication date: Available online 21 October 2019Source: Inorganic Chemistry CommunicationsAuthor(s): M.B. Berezin, E.V. Antina, G.B. Guseva, A.Yu. Kritskaya, A.S. SemeikinAbstractThe results of investigation of the spectral characteristics, photostability and thermal degradation of B(III) and Zn(II) complexes with 3,3’,5,5’-tetramethyl-2,2′-dipyrromethene and meso-phenyl-3,3 ',5,5'-tetramethyl-2,2'-dipyrromethene were presented. It has been shown that meso-phenyl substitution in the 3,3', 5,5'-tetramethyl-2,2'-dipyrromethene complexes with B(III) and Zn(II) leads to a hypsochromic displacement S0 →...
Source: Inorganic Chemistry Communications - October 22, 2019 Category: Chemistry Source Type: research

Highly efficient and thermally stable CaMgLaSbO6:Mn4+ red phosphor for indoor plant growth
Publication date: Available online 21 October 2019Source: Inorganic Chemistry CommunicationsAuthor(s): Lei Shi, Ya-jie Han, Shuang Wang, Han Liu, Xi-ze Li, Liu-tao Zhao, Li-na Hou, Zhi-wei Zhang, Xu-lin LuAbstractCaMgLaSbO6 (CMLS): Mn4+ far-red phosphors were successfully synthesized by high temperature solid state reaction. X-ray diffraction (XRD), photoluminescence excitation (PLE) spectra, photoluminescence emission (PL) spectra, ultraviolet-visible spectra, the relationship between emission intensity and temperature and internal quantum efficiency (IQE) were used to analyze the characteristics and optical properties of...
Source: Inorganic Chemistry Communications - October 22, 2019 Category: Chemistry Source Type: research

Synthesis of Graphene Quantum Dots Stabilized CuNPs and Their Applications in CuAAC Reaction and 4-Nitrophenol Reduction
Publication date: Available online 21 October 2019Source: Inorganic Chemistry CommunicationsAuthor(s): Yu Huang, Weifeng Chen, Jialu Shen, Yanlan Wang, Xiang LiuAbstractHere we report the synthesis of graphene quantum dots (GQDs) stabilized copper nanoparticles in neat water. Construction of six CuNPs 1-6 nanocomposites are accomplished by mixing GQDs and NaBH4, and followed by the addition of different amounts of copper sulfate at 0 ℃ in water, respectively. Among them, CuNP-3, with the size of 2.6 nm, exhibits excellent catalytic performance in the CuAAC reaction over than other CuNPs. Moreover, the CuNP-3 has also bee...
Source: Inorganic Chemistry Communications - October 22, 2019 Category: Chemistry Source Type: research

A novel photochromic metal organic framework based on viologen exhibiting benzene detection and photocontrolled luminescence properties in solid state
Publication date: Available online 21 October 2019Source: Inorganic Chemistry CommunicationsAuthor(s): Shuxin Cui, Yongcun Zou, Jinhuan Yu, Qianzhu Yin, Wenwen Zhang, Lehong XingAbstractA new photochromic and porous Cd (II) metal–organic framework (MOF) has been synthesized by using a robust viologen ligand, named 1- (3- carboxybenzyl)- 4,4’ - bipyridinium chloride (m- Hbcbpy·Cl) and CdBr2·2H2O. This MOF (Cd–viologen) exhibits fast response and reversible photochromism by electron-transfer (ET) progress due to the viologen radicals formation. Cd–viologen exhibits to select and detect b...
Source: Inorganic Chemistry Communications - October 22, 2019 Category: Chemistry Source Type: research

Solvothermal synthesis of Y-doped α-nickel hydroxide flower-like nanostructure for aqueous asymmetric supercapacitors
Publication date: Available online 21 October 2019Source: Inorganic Chemistry CommunicationsAuthor(s): Yuanyi Zhu, Shengli An, Xuejiao Sun, Jinlong Cui, Yongqiang Zhang, Wenxiu HeAbstractY-doped α-nickel hydroxide flower-like nanostructure was successfully prepared via one-step solvothermal process. The BET surface areas of the Ni(OH)2 flower-like are improved by doping of Y. When the Y3+/Ni2+ mole ratio is 5%, the doped Ni hydroxide obtains a maximum specific capacity (735.36 C g−1 at a current density of 1 A g−1), which is higher than pure sample (489.4 C g−1). The enhanced electrochemical perform...
Source: Inorganic Chemistry Communications - October 22, 2019 Category: Chemistry Source Type: research