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Title: Further Studies of Co III (TIM) Mono‐Alkynyl and Bis‐Alkynyl Complexes

A new series of mono‐ and bis‐alkynyl CoIII(TIM) complexes (TIM=2,3,9,10‐tetramethyl‐1,4,8,11‐tetraazacyclotetradeca‐1,3,8,10‐tetraene) is reported herein. Thetrans‐[Co(TIM)(C2R)Cl]+complexes were prepared from the reaction betweentrans‐[Co(TIM)Cl2]PF6and HC2R (R=tri(isopropyl)silyl or TIPS (1), ‐C6H4‐4‐tBu (2), ‐C6H4‐4‐NO2(3 a), andN‐mesityl‐1,8‐naphthalimide or NAPMes(4 a)) in the presence of Et3N. The intermediate complexes of the typetrans‐[Co(TIM)(C2R)(NCMe)](PF6)(OTf),3 band4 b, were obtained by treating3 aand4 a, respectively, with AgOTf in CH3CN. Furthermore, bis‐alkynyltrans‐[Co(TIM)(C2R)2]PF6complexes,3 cand4 c, were generated following a second dehydrohalogenation reaction between3 band4 b, respectively, and the appropriate HC2R in the presence of Et3N. These new complexes have been characterized using X‐ray diffraction (2,3 a,4 a, and4 c), IR,1H NMR, UV/Vis spectroscopy, fluorescent spectroscopy (4 c), and cyclic voltammetry.

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Wiley Blackwell (John Wiley & Sons)
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European Journal of Inorganic Chemistry
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National Science Foundation
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