Picture of athlete cycling

Open Access research with a real impact on health...

The Strathprints institutional repository is a digital archive of University of Strathclyde's Open Access research outputs. Strathprints provides access to thousands of Open Access research papers by Strathclyde researchers, including by researchers from the Physical Activity for Health Group based within the School of Psychological Sciences & Health. Research here seeks to better understand how and why physical activity improves health, gain a better understanding of the amount, intensity, and type of physical activity needed for health benefits, and evaluate the effect of interventions to promote physical activity.

Explore open research content by Physical Activity for Health...

Diiodine complex of diferrocenyl(phenyl)phosphine sulfide: the structural and electrochemical behaviour of Fc(2)(Ph)PS center dot I-2

Bricklebank, N. and Coles, S.J. and Forder, S.D. and Hursthouse, M.B. and Poulton, A. and Skabara, P.J. (2005) Diiodine complex of diferrocenyl(phenyl)phosphine sulfide: the structural and electrochemical behaviour of Fc(2)(Ph)PS center dot I-2. Journal of Organometallic Chemistry, 690 (2). pp. 328-332. ISSN 0022-328X

Full text not available in this repository. Request a copy from the Strathclyde author

Abstract

The title compound, Fc(2)(Ph)PS.I-2, has been prepared and characterised in both the solid state and solution. Single crystal X-ray crystallography reveals that the adduct adopts a molecular charge-transfer structure in the solid state. Mossbauer spectroscopy confirms the presence of low spin Fe2+ but also indicates the presence of ca. 24% of an Fe3+ species. The electrochemistry of Fc(2)(Ph)PS.I-2, Fc(2)(Ph)PS and Fc(2)(Ph)P has been studied using a combination of cyclic voltammetry and differential pulse voltammetry. The data for Fc(2)(Ph)PS.I-2, show two redox processes, consistent with the sequential oxidation of the ferrocenyl groups to ferrocenium species.