Hydrothermal synthesis and characterisation of M(pdc)center dot 3H(2)O (pdc = 2,5-pyridinedicarboxylate); M = Co, Ni, CoxNiy (x = 0.4-0.6, y = 0.6-0.4)

M J Plater, M R S Foreman, R A Howie, E E Lachowski

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A hydrated coordination polymer is formed by hearing the tecton 2,5-pyridinedicarboxylic acid with cobalt(II), nickel(II) or cobalt(II) and nickel(II) acetate in water.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)754
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of Chemical Research
Publication statusPublished - 1998


  • metal-organic frameworks
  • coordination polymers
  • porous solids
  • channels
  • ligands

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