Structural diversity through ligand flexibility: two novel metal–organic nets via ligand-to-ligand cross-linking of “paddlewheels”
byW. Qiu, J.A. Perman, Ł. Wojtas, M. Eddaoudi, M.J. Zaworotko
Chem. Commun., 46, 8734-8736, (2010)
Solvothermal reaction of a partially flexible ligand, H4L, and Cu(NO3)2·2.5H2O afforded two cross-linked Kagomé lattices of formula [Cu2(L)]n: an acs net sustained by novel trigonal prismatic supermolecular building blocks (SBBs) and the first example of a partially pillared Kagomé net.