Synthesis, characterization and thermal properties of cobalt(II), nickel(II) and copper(II) complexes of 2,6-bis(3,4,5-trimethyl-N-pyrazolyl)pyridine): the crystal structure of [Co(btmpp)(H2O)(2)(NO3)]NO3

Hopa C., Kurtaran R., Alkan M., Kara H., Hughes R.

TRANSITION METAL CHEMISTRY, vol.35, no.8, pp.1013-1018, 2010 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 35 Issue: 8
  • Publication Date: 2010
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s11243-010-9424-4
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.1013-1018
  • Akdeniz University Affiliated: No


Co(II), Ni(II) and Cu(II) nitrate complexes with btmpp, namely ([Co(btmpp)(H2O)(2)(NO3)]NO3 (1), [Ni(btmpp)(H2O)(NO3)]NO3 (2) and [Cu(btmpp)(MeOH)(NO3)]NO3 (3), where btmpp = 2,6-bis(3,4,5-trimethyl-N-pyrazolyl)pyridine), have been synthesized and characterized by physicochemical and spectroscopic methods. The crystal structure of complex 1 has been determined by single crystal diffraction at 100K. In all the complexes, btmpp is coordinated in a tridentate mode through its nitrogen atoms. One of the nitrates in complex 1 is terminally bonded to the metal center through the oxygen atom, whereas the other one is out of the coordination sphere. The Co(II) atom in complex 1 is hexa-coordinated with a CoN3O3 distorted octahedral environment. Decomposition of three complexes was analyzed thermogravimetrically. All three complexes decompose similar to explosive material.