Bis[bis(N-2-hydroxyethyl,N-isopropyl-dithiocarbamato)mercury(II)]2: crystal structure and Hirshfeld surface analysis

Jotani, Mukesh M. and Tan, Yee Seng * and Tiekink, Edward R. T. * (2016) Bis[bis(N-2-hydroxyethyl,N-isopropyl-dithiocarbamato)mercury(II)]2: crystal structure and Hirshfeld surface analysis. Zeitschrift für Kristallographie - Crystalline Materials, 231 (7). pp. 403-413. ISSN 2194-4946

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The presence of both κ2-chelating and μ2,κ2-tridentate bridging dithiocarbamate ligands in centrosymmetric {Hg[S2CN(iPr)CH2CH2OH]2}2 (1) leads to globular aggregates that are linked into a three-dimensional architecture via hydroxyl-O–H···O(hydroxy) hydrogen bonding. The structure contrasts that of Hg[S2CN(CH2CH2OH)2]2 (2; this is a literature structure) in which square planar units are connected into supramolecular chains via Hg···S secondary bonding; chains are connected in the crystal structure by hydroxyl-O–H···O(hydroxy) hydrogen bonding. A Hirshfeld surface analysis on 1 and 2 reveal the influence of O–H···O and Hg···S interactions on the molecular packing as well as the distinctive interactions, such as C–H···S interactions in 1 and C–H···π (HgS2C) contacts in 2. A bibliographic survey shows the different structural motifs observed for 1 and 2 are complimented by an additional five motifs for binary mercury(II) dithiocarbamates revealing a fascinating structural diversity for this class of compound.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: First author is with Bhavan's Sheth R. A. College of Science, Department of Physics, Ahmedabad; 2nd and 3rd authors are with Sunway University, Centre for Crystalline Materials, Faculty of Science and Technology
Uncontrolled Keywords: crystal structure analysis; Hirshfeld surface; hydrogen bonding; mercury dithiocarbamate; X-ray diffraction
Subjects: Q Science > QD Chemistry
Divisions: Others > Non Sunway Academics
Sunway University > School of Engineering and Technology [formerly School of Science and Technology until 2020] > Research Centre for Crystalline Materials moved to SMLS wef 2021
Depositing User: Ms. Molly Chuah
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Date Deposited: 02 Nov 2017 01:36
Last Modified: 07 Oct 2020 09:49

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