Jiang-Gao Mao

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Hydrothermal reactions of lanthanide(III) salts with m-sulfophenylphosphonic acid (H3L1) and 1,10-phenanthroline (phen) or N,N'-piperazinebis(methylenephosphonic acid) (H4L2) afforded six novel lanthanide(III) sulfonate-phosphonates based on tetranuclear clusters, namely, [La(2)(L1)2(phen)4(H2O)].4.5H2O (1), [Ln2(L1)2(phen)2(H2O)5].3H2O (Ln = Nd, 2; Eu, 3;(More)
Inorganic semiconductor ferroelectrics such as BiFeO3 have shown great potential in photovoltaic and other applications. Currently, semiconducting properties and the corresponding application in optoelectronic devices of hybrid organo-plumbate or stannate are a hot topic of academic research; more and more of such hybrids have been synthesized.(More)
A chemical analysis and detailed structural characterization, using X-ray single crystal and neutron powder diffraction, of the binary lithium-tin compound "Li(4.4)Sn" is presented. Phase analyses and subsequent structural refinements result in the reformulation of "Li(4.4)Sn" as Li(17)Sn(4). The lithium-rich binary phase crystallizes with a complex cubic(More)
By combination of Nb(5+) (having a d(0) electronic configuration) and the lone-pair-containing iodate anion, a new SHG material, BaNbO(IO(3))(5), has been prepared. It exhibits a very large SHG response (approximately 14 times that of KH(2)PO(4) and approximately 660 times that of alpha-SiO(2)) and is phase-matchable. The material has high thermal stability(More)
A new SHG material, namely, Pb2(BO3)(NO3), which contains parallel π-conjugated nitrate and borate anions, was obtained through a facile hydrothermal reaction by using Pb(NO3)2 and Mg(BO2)2⋅H2O as starting materials. Its structure contains honeycomb [Pb2(BO3)]∞ layers with noncoordination [NO3](-) anions located at the interlayer space. Pb2(BO3)(NO3) shows(More)
The first bismuth selenite fluoride, BiFSeO3, was obtained by aliovalent substitution of 2D BiOIO3. Its structure features a 3D network composed of 1D [BiF](2+) chains interconnected by SeO3 groups. BiFSeO3 exhibits a very strong second harmonic generation (SHG) effect of about 13.5 times that of KH2PO4 (KDP) under 1064 nm laser radiation and 1.1 times that(More)
The syntheses and crystal structures of the first copper(I) phosphonate, Cu2(H3L)(bipy)(2).2H2O 1 (H5L = C4HO3N(CH2PO3H2)2), which is also the first example of metal phosphonates formed by a type of organic reaction, and a novel luminescent Mn(II) squarate diphosphonate, {Mn[NH(CH2PO3H)2](H2O)2}2{Mn(C4O4)(H2O)4}.(C4H2O4) 2, have been reported. The structure(More)
Two new lead(II) phosphonates, namely, Pb2[PMIDA]*1.5H2O (1) (H4PMIDA = H2O3PCH2N(CH2CO2H)2) and Pb(H2L) (2) (H4L = CH3N(CH2PO3H2)2), have been synthesized by hydrothermal reactions at 150 degrees C. Complex 1 crystallized in tetragonal P42/n with cell dimensions of a = 17.317(7) and c = 7.507(5) A and Z = 8. In complex 1, Pb(1) is 6-coordinated by(More)
Metal selenites and tellurites are a class of very important compounds. In this paper, the structures and properties of metal selenites or tellurites combining with transition-metal (TM) ions with the d (0) electronic configuration or tetrahedral MO 4 building blocks of post-transition main-group elements were reviewed. Most compounds in the alkali or(More)
Hydrothermal reactions of lanthanide(III) chlorides with 4-HOOC-C(6)H(4)-CH(2)NHCH(2)PO(3)H(2) (H(3)L) at different ligand-to-metal (L/M) ratios afforded nine new lanthanide(III) carboxylate-phosphonates with two types of 3D network structures, namely, LnCl(HL)(H(2)O)(2) (Ln = Sm, 1; Eu, 2; Gd, 3; Tb, 4; Dy, 5; Er, 6) and(More)