Isolation of an unusual [Cu6] nanocluster through sequential addition of copper(i) to a polynucleating ligand

Andreas Phanopoulos, Mark Warren, Andrew J. P. White, Andrew Horton, Mark R. Crimmin
2017 Dalton Transactions  
Addition of 2 equiv. of CuI to a [Cu]4 multimetallic complex results in cluster formation leading to the isolation of a rare bicapped tetrahedral [Cu6I2] cluster that is stabilised by two conformationally constrained polynucleating ligands.
doi:10.1039/c6dt04703c pmid:28133681 fatcat:zsll33q24nhaxjixibxyzztnii