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Smeets, WJJ, Spek, AL, Hoare, JL, Canty, AJ, Hovestad, NJ and van Koten, G (1997) (2,2'-Bipyridyl-N,N')dibromopalladium(II). Acta Crystallographica Section C, C53. pp. 1045-1047. ISSN 0108-2701

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The title comlex, PdCl2(bipy), the 2,2'-bipyridine complex of palladium dichloride, has square-planar geometry for palladium with Pd-N 2.047(5) and Pd-Br 2.4102(9) Angstroms. The mean planes of the coordinated pyridine groups form a dihedral angle of 1.7(3) degrees with the coordination square plane; the parallel complexes stack with an interplanar spacing of 3.41(1) A and a Pd··Pd separation of 5.246(1) A to form a chain structure as reported for isomorphous PtI2(bipy) (where bipy is 2,2'-bipyridyl, C10H8N2). The structure differs from those found for related chain structures in the 'red' form of PtCl2(bipy) and in PdCl2(bipy) which is isomorphous with the 'yellow' form of PtCl2(bipy).

Item Type: Article
Authors/Creators:Smeets, WJJ and Spek, AL and Hoare, JL and Canty, AJ and Hovestad, NJ and van Koten, G
Journal or Publication Title: Acta Crystallographica Section C
Page Range: pp. 1045-1047
ISSN: 0108-2701
Identification Number - DOI: 10.1107/S0108270197004149
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