(2,3,5,10,12,13,15,20-Octaphenylporphinato)copper(II) 1,1,2,2-tetrachloroethane solvate

Acta Crystallographica Section E. 2008;64(2):m330-m331 DOI 10.1107/S1600536808000147


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Journal Title: Acta Crystallographica Section E

ISSN: 1600-5368 (Print)

Publisher: International Union of Crystallography

Society/Institution: International Union of Crystallography

LCC Subject Category: Science: Chemistry

Country of publisher: United Kingdom

Language of fulltext: English

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Babu Varghese
Karuppaiah Karunanithi
Puttaiah Bhyrappa


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Abstract | Full Text

The title complex, [Cu(C68H44N4)]·C2H2Cl4, exhibits nearly square-planar geometry around the CuII centre and the macrocyclic ring is almost planar. The porphyrin molecule has an approximate non-crystallographic inversion centre (Ci), and a non-crystallographic twofold rotation axis (C2) within the CuII–porphyrin ring plane. Further, it has non-crystallographic twofold rotation axis and mirror plane (Cs) symmetry perpendicular to the molecular plane. The molecular packing of the complexes and the solvent molecules shows weak intermolecular C—H...π, C—H...Cl and C—H...N interactions, forming a clathrate-like structure.