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Title: Multiweek Experiments for an Inorganic Chemistry Laboratory Course: Synthesis of Nickel Complexes Supported by a Tetradentate Ligand with a N 2 O 2 Donor Set
Award ID(s):
1800151 1726092
NSF-PAR ID:
10213386
Author(s) / Creator(s):
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Date Published:
Journal Name:
Journal of Chemical Education
Volume:
98
Issue:
2
ISSN:
0021-9584
Page Range / eLocation ID:
592 to 599
Format(s):
Medium: X
Sponsoring Org:
National Science Foundation
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