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Transition Metal Chemistry

, Volume 17, Issue 5, pp 455–457 | Cite as

Crystal and molecular structure of nitrato(6,6′-dimethyl-2,2′-bipyridine)silver(I). A dimer held by stacking and silver-silver interactions

  • Nandanavanam Venkatalakshmi
  • Melath V. Rajasekharan
  • Irimpan I. Mathews
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Summary

The crystal and molecular structure of Ag(dmbp)NO3, where dmbp=6,6′-dimethyl-2,2′-bipyridine, has been determined. The crystal consists of dimers formed by two symmetry-related molecules. Each dimeric unit is held together by (weak) Ag−Ag and heteroaromatic ring stacking interactions. Stacking interactions lead to a slipped stack arrangement of the dimers. The coordination around silver is very nearly planar (tetrahedral distortion angle=15°), with the nitrate ion acting as an unsymmetrical chelating ligand.

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Bipyridine Nitrato Dimeric Unit Heteroaromatic Ring Phosphino 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Nandanavanam Venkatalakshmi
    • 1
  • Melath V. Rajasekharan
    • 1
  • Irimpan I. Mathews
    • 2
  1. 1.School of ChemistryUniversity of HyderabadHyderabadIndia
  2. 2.Department of Inorganic and Physical ChemistryIndian Institute of ScienceBangaloreIndia

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