The synthesis and characterization of melamine based Schiff bases and its trinuclear [salen/salophenFe(III)] and [salen/salophenCr(III)] capped complexes

  • Şaban Uysal
  • H. İsmet Uçan
Original Article


Four new trinuclear Fe(III) and Cr(III) complexes involving tetradentate Schiff bases N, N′-bis(salicylidene)ethylenediamine-(salenH2) or bis(salicylidene)-o-phenylenediamine-(salophen H2) with 2,4,6-tris(4-carboxybenzimino)-1,3,5-triazine have been synthesized and characterized by means of elemental analysis, 1H NMR, FT-IR spectroscopy, LC-MS, thermal analyses and magnetic susceptibility measurements. The complexes have also been characterized as low-spin distorted octahedral Fe(III) and Cr(III) bridged by COO group.


Melamine Salen Salophen Schiff bases 



The authors would like to acknowledge the Scientific Research Projects (BAP) of Selcuk University for supporting this study throughout a grant: 2005/5201005.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Chemistry, Faculty of ScienceSelcuk UniversityKonyaTurkey

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