Supramolecular cation of an acyclic polyether: Potassium(pentaethylene glycol) in a molecular conducting nickel dithiolate salt

Tomoyuki Akutagawa, Yu Ichiro Nezu, Tatuso Hasegawa, Ken Ichi Sugiura, Takayoshi Nakamura, Tamotsu Inabe, Yoshiteru Sakata, Allan E. Underhill

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Abstract

The X-ray structural analysis of the title compound revealed the formation of segregated [Ni(dmit)2] (dmit = 2-thioxo-1,3-dithiol-4,5-dithiolate) columns and dimeric K+2[PEG]2 (PEG = pentaethylene glycol) supramolecular cations in the crystal; the interaction between K+ and acyclic PEG was found to be weaker that that between K+ and cyclic polyether 18-crown-6.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2599-2600
Number of pages2
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number23
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1998 Dec 7
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Ceramics and Composites
  • Chemistry(all)
  • Surfaces, Coatings and Films
  • Metals and Alloys
  • Materials Chemistry

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