[Cu(I)(bpp)]BF4: The first extended coordination network prepared solvothermally in an ionic liquid solvent

Kun Jin, Xiaoying Huang, Long Pang, Jing Li, Aaron Appel, Scot Wherland

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Use of an ionic liquid [bmim][BF4] (bmim = 1-butyl-3-methylimidazolium) as solvent has resulted in the first extended coordination structure, the two-dimensional network [Cu(bpp)]BF4 [bpp = 1,3-bis(4-pyridyl)propane], produced via a solvothermal route.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2872-2873
Number of pages2
JournalChemical Communications
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 2002


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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