Crystal structure of a supramolecular cation salt (adamantylammonium +)2(benzo[18]crown-6)2[Pd(dmit) 2]2-(acetone)2

Kazuya Kubo, Yin Nan Yan, Shin Ichiro Noro, Tomoyuki Akutagawa, Takayoshi Nakamura

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Single crystal of supramolecuar cation salt (adamantylammonium +)2(benzo[18]crown-6)2[Pd(dmit) 2]2-(- acetone)2 were synthesized by an electrochemical crystallization. In the crystal, two supramolecular cations and two acetones and one [Pd(dmit)2]2- dianion were crystallographically asymmetric. Molecular rotation of adamantyl groups was suggested from anisotropic thermal factors in the X-ray analysis at 173 K.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)206-209
Number of pages4
JournalInorganica Chimica Acta
Publication statusPublished - 2013


  • Crystal structure
  • Electrochemical crystallization
  • Molecular motion
  • Pd-dithiolene complex
  • Supramolecular rotator


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