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Materials 2014, 7(1), 611-622; doi:10.3390/ma7010611

A Self-Assembled Electro-Active M8L4 Cage Based on Tetrathiafulvalene Ligands

LUNAM Université, Université d'Angers, CNRS UMR 6200, Laboratoire MOLTECH-Anjou, 2 bd Lavoisier, 49045 Angers Cedex, France
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Received: 29 November 2013 / Revised: 9 January 2014 / Accepted: 9 January 2014 / Published: 22 January 2014
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Supramolecular Cage Complexes)


Two self-assembled redox-active cages are presented. They are obtained by coordination-driven self-assembly of a tetra-pyridile tetrathiafulvalene ligand with cis-M(dppf)(OTf)2 (M = Pd or Pt; dppf = 1,1′-bis(diphenylphosphino)ferrocene; OTf = trifluoromethane-sulfonate) complexes. Both species are fully characterized and are constituted of 12 electro-active subunits that can be reversibly oxidized. View Full-Text
Keywords: self-assembly; metalla-cages; metal-driven; tetrathiafulvalene; redox self-assembly; metalla-cages; metal-driven; tetrathiafulvalene; redox

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Goeb, S.; Bivaud, S.; Croué, V.; Vajpayee, V.; Allain, M.; Sallé, M. A Self-Assembled Electro-Active M8L4 Cage Based on Tetrathiafulvalene Ligands. Materials 2014, 7, 611-622.

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