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Metal-complex-decorated homochiral heterobimetallic telluride single-stranded helix.

Authors
  • Zhang, Qichun
  • Bu, Xianhui
  • Lin, Zhien
  • Biasini, Maurizio
  • Beyermann, W P
  • Feng, Pingyun
Type
Published Article
Journal
Inorganic Chemistry
Publisher
American Chemical Society (ACS)
Publication Date
Sep 03, 2007
Volume
46
Issue
18
Pages
7262–7264
Identifiers
PMID: 17665909
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Solvothermal reaction of a mixture of Sn, Mn, and Te at 200 degrees C using teta as the solvent yields a novel inorganic-organic hybrid solid [Mn(teta)(en)].[Mn(teta)][Mn(SnTe4)2.Mn(teta)] (teta=triethylenetetramine and en=ethylenediamine; 1), which has a homochiral single-stranded helical structure. The material is a semiconductor with a band gap of 0.88 eV and shows paramagnetic behavior between 2 and 300 K.

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