Synthesis and Crystal Structure of two Copper (II) Carboxylate Complexes with Ethelyenediamine


  • Bayan O. Ahmed Department of Chemistry, College of Science, Salahaddin University, Erbil, 44001, Kurdistan Region, Iraq. Author
  • Bayan A. Faiq Department of Chemistry, College of Science, Salahaddin University, Erbil, 44001, Kurdistan Region, Iraq. Author
  • Adnan M. Qadir Department of Chemistry, College of Science, Salahaddin University, Erbil, 44001, Kurdistan Region, Iraq. Author



Crystal Structure, Carboxylate, Ethylenediamine, Synthesis, Copper (II)


A new crystal of, [Cu (OH2)2 (en)2] 4-oxidobenzoate and [Cu(OH2)2 (en)2] (3,5-dinitrobenzoate)2 Where (en = ethylenediamine) have- been synthesize, and the resulting complexes has been analyzed on the base of CHN analyses, IR spectral, Electronic spectra,  single- crystal X-ray- diffraction method and magnetic susceptibility. In both complexes cations have a distorted octahedral CuN4O2 around copper (II), surrounded by two molecules of ethylenediamine and two water molecules. The cations [Cu (en) 2(OH2)2]2+ of both complexes are associated to carboxylate anions by hydrogen bonding in addition to electrostatic forces.


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Synthesis and Crystal Structure of two Copper (II) Carboxylate Complexes with Ethelyenediamine. (2022). Journal of Zankoy Sulaimani - Part A, 24(2), 12-20.

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