Metal Complexes of Pendant-Arm Macrocyclic Ligands

Fallis, Ian Andrew (1992) Metal Complexes of Pendant-Arm Macrocyclic Ligands. PhD thesis, University of Glasgow.

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Abstract

A series of tris-alcohol substituted triazamacrocyclic ligands has been prepared, with the purpose of investigating the effect of increasing steric strain upon the physical and spectroscopic properties of the resulting first row transition metal complexes. The ligands all contain N3O3 donor sets and are potentially hexadentate. With pendant-arm hydroxyl groups, the ligands may behave as alcohol donors or alkoxide donors. At low pH values the ligands remain protonated and act as alcohol donors, at high pH values deprotonation occurs an the ligands behave as alkoxides, with a concomitant increase in pi-basicity.

Item Type: Thesis (PhD)
Qualification Level: Doctoral
Additional Information: Adviser: Robert D Peacock
Keywords: Organic chemistry
Date of Award: 1992
Depositing User: Enlighten Team
Unique ID: glathesis:1992-74503
Copyright: Copyright of this thesis is held by the author.
Date Deposited: 27 Sep 2019 18:03
Last Modified: 27 Sep 2019 18:03
URI: http://theses.gla.ac.uk/id/eprint/74503

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