Synthesis and crystal structure of a new metal-organic coordination polymer [Fe(4,4′-bpy)3(H2O)2] (PF6)2·2(4,4′-bpy)·5 H 2O with nanosized channels clathrate large organic molecules

Natalia V. Izarova, Maxim N. Sokolov, Alexander Rothenberger, Lukasz Ponikiewski, Dieter Fenske, Vladimir P. Fedin*

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A new metal-organic coordination polymer [Fe(4,4′-bpy)3 (H2O)2](PF6)2 ·2(4,4′-bpy)·5 H2O (1) (bpy = bipyridine) was prepared. X-ray structural analysis reveals that 1 is a three-dimensional network with nanosized channels constructed from one-dimensional coordination chains via non-covalent interactions between the pyridile rings. The channels clathrate large molecules of free 4,4′-bpy. Magnetic susceptibility measurement confirms the presence of isolated high-spin Fe(II) in 1.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1005-1010
Number of pages6
JournalComptes Rendus Chimie
Issue number6-7 SPEC. ISS.
StatePublished - Jun 1 2005


  • 4,4′-Bipyridine
  • Coordination polymer
  • Crystal structure
  • Iron(II)
  • Supramolecular chemistry

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Chemistry(all)
  • Chemical Engineering(all)

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