Synthesis and Characterization of Iron(II), Cobalt(II), Nickel(II), Copper(II), and Zinc(II) Complexes Using Diphenylmethyl Xanthate Ligand

Aeed S. Al-Fahdawi, Eman I. Alsalihi


Potassium Diphenylmethyl Xanthate and its monomeric complexes were synthesized at room temperature under inert gas and stirring condition. The ligand and its complexes of the general formula [M(L)2] (where M= FeII, CoII, NiII , CuII, ZnII and CdII) were characterized by spectroscopic methods (IR, UV-Vis, 1H-, 13C-, DEPT-, HQMC- and COSY-NMR), elemental analysis, metal content, magnetic susceptibility  measurement and molar conductance. These studies revealed the formation of four coordinate complexes.


Four-coordinate complexes; Potassium diphenylmethyl xanthate ligand; Structural study; Xanthate complexes

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