Octanuclear cubic coordination cages.

  title={Octanuclear cubic coordination cages.},
  author={Ian S. Tidmarsh and Thomas B Faust and Harry Adams and Lindsay P Harding and Luca Russo and William Clegg and Michael D Ward},
  journal={Journal of the American Chemical Society},
  volume={130 45},
Two new bis-bidentate bridging ligands have been prepared, L (naph) and L (anth), which contain two chelating pyrazolyl-pyridine units connected to an aromatic spacer (naphthalene-1,5-diyl and anthracene-9,10-diyl respectively) via methylene connectors. Each of these reacts with transition metal dications having a preference for octahedral coordination… CONTINUE READING