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Bimetallic dioxidovanadium(V) complex containing a malonohydrazide derivative ligand: Synthesis, characterization, and crystal structure

Sunshine Dominic Kurbah (1,*) orcid

(1) Department of Chemistry, Pandit Deendayal Upadhyaya Adarsha Mahavidyalaya, Eraligool-788723, Karimganj, Assam, India
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Received: 07 Jul 2022 | Revised: 03 Sep 2022 | Accepted: 09 Sep 2022 | Published: 31 Dec 2022 | Issue Date: December 2022


In this paper, we report the synthesis and characterization of the dioxidovanadium(V) complex derived from a malonohydrazide ligand (N'1,N'3-bis(2-hydroxybenzylidene) malonohydrazide). The newly synthesized complex was characterized by infrared spectroscopy (IR), nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR), and the structure of the complex was also established by a single crystal X-ray diffraction study. The bimetallic complex crystallizes in the triclinic space group P-1 with the following parameters a = 10.8273(5) Å, b = 11.4677(6) Å, c = 15.0366(8) Å, α = 81.591(4)°, β = 83.018(4)°, γ = 76.326(4)°, = 1787.23(16) Å3, Z = 2, T = 292.5(2) K, μ(MoKα) = 0.600 mm-1, Dcalc = 1.463 g/cm3, 11730 reflections measured (6.236° ≤ 2Θ ≤ 58.062°), 7981 unique (Rint = 0.0231, Rsigma = 0.0506) which were used in all calculations. The final R1 was 0.0496 (I > 2σ(I)) and wR2 was 0.1255 (all data). The ligand was coordinated to the metal ions in a tridentate fashion through the donor O/N/O atoms. The metal ions adopted a square pyramidal geometry with slight distortion. Reaction of the complex with hydrogen peroxide was also carried out, and it was found that the complex reacts with hydrogen peroxide to form a peroxo complex.


Bimetallic; Reactivity; Hydrazone; Crystal structure; Dioxidovanadium(V); Square pyramidal geometry

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Kurbah, S. Eur. J. Chem. 2022, 13(4), 387-392. doi:10.5155/eurjchem.13.4.387-392.2302
Kurbah, S. Bimetallic dioxidovanadium(V) complex containing a malonohydrazide derivative ligand: Synthesis, characterization, and crystal structure. Eur. J. Chem. 2022, 13(4), 387-392. doi:10.5155/eurjchem.13.4.387-392.2302
Kurbah, S. (2022). Bimetallic dioxidovanadium(V) complex containing a malonohydrazide derivative ligand: Synthesis, characterization, and crystal structure. European Journal of Chemistry, 13(4), 387-392. doi:10.5155/eurjchem.13.4.387-392.2302
Kurbah, Sunshine. "Bimetallic dioxidovanadium(V) complex containing a malonohydrazide derivative ligand: Synthesis, characterization, and crystal structure." European Journal of Chemistry [Online], 13.4 (2022): 387-392. Web. 5 Feb. 2023
Kurbah, Sunshine. "Bimetallic dioxidovanadium(V) complex containing a malonohydrazide derivative ligand: Synthesis, characterization, and crystal structure" European Journal of Chemistry [Online], Volume 13 Number 4 (31 December 2022)

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