Synthesis, structure and optical properties of novel double penetration polypseudorotaxane compound templated by branched divalent cation template

  • Fu-Rong Wang
  • Su-Min Li
  • Yun-Yin NiuEmail author
  • Hong-Wei Hou
Original Paper


This study is directed to branched cationic template, 1,3-bis(4-cyanopyridine) propane bromine salt (Bcpyp·2Br), which connected by metal pseudohalides to form novel double penetration polymeric compound: {(Bcpyp)[Cu2(SCN)3.33·Br0.68]·0.68H2O} (1). The structure was determined by single crystal X-ray diffraction analysis and further characterized by infrared spectra (IR), elemental analysis, powder X-ray diffraction (PXRD), and thermogravimetric (TG) analysis. Compound 1 also shows the better photocatalysis ability of degrading methylene blue (MB) than degrading rhodamine(RhB) and methyl orange(MO) in water under 500 W Xe vapor lamp irradiation.


1,3-Bis(4-cyanopyridine) propane bromine salt Double penetration polymer Inorganic–organic hybrid Photocatalysis 



Research efforts in the Niu group are supported by the National Science Foundation of China (no. 21671177).

Supplementary material

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Supporting information: important crystallographic data for 1. CCDC reference number: 1582772. This data can be obtained free of charge via, or from the Cambridge Crystallographic Data Centre, 12 Union Road, Cambridge CB2 1EZ, UK; Fax: t44 1223 336 033 or Email: (CIF 16 KB)


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.College of Chemistry and Molecular EngineeringZhengzhou UniversityHenanPeople’s Republic of China

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