Cyclic voltammetric studies of dioxygenbridged dinuclear cobalt(III) complexes

Ilangovan, S. ; Natarajan, P. (1986) Cyclic voltammetric studies of dioxygenbridged dinuclear cobalt(III) complexes Proceedings of the Indian Academy of Sciences - Chemical Sciences, 97 (3-4). pp. 417-448. ISSN 0253-4134

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Cyclic voltammetric studies were carried out for dioxygen-bridged dinuclear cobalt(III) complexes using platinum electrodes at different values of pH and ionic strength. Reversible electrode reactions occur particularly for the dioxygen complexes [(phen)2Co(μ-O2,NH2)Co(phen)2] (ClO4)42H2O and [(bpy)2Co(μ-O2, NH2)Co(bpy)2] (ClO4)4H2O with 1,10-phenanthroline (phen) and 2,2-bipyridine (bpy) as the non-bridging ligands. For complexes with ammonia (NH3) ethylenediamine (en) as the terminal ligands, there is quasi-reversible electrode behaviour at pH < 3 due to protonation of the peroxo complexes which subsequently undergo equilibration with isomeric forms. Such behaviour is well-marked for the peroxo complex [(en)2Co(μ-O2 NH2)Co(en)2](NO3)3. The decaammine complex [(NH3 5Co(μ-O2Co(NH3)5](NO3)5 shows only a cathodic peak due to intramolecular charge transfer decomposition in solution after reduction at the electrode. Diffusion coefficients for all the dioxygen complexes were determined from the plots ofI p vs.v 1/2.

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Keywords:Cyclic Voltammetric Studies; Dioxygen-bridged Dinuclear Co(III) Complexes; Superoxo Complexes; Peroxo Complexes; Coordinated Dioxygen Systems
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