Tetradentate Schiff base beryllium complexes

Reglinski, John and Kennedy, Alan R. and Steel, Graham (2015) Tetradentate Schiff base beryllium complexes. New Journal of Chemistry, 39 (4). pp. 2437-2439. ISSN 1144-0546 (https://doi.org/10.1039/c4nj01949k)

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The structure of (BeSalen)2 is reported. The incompatibility of the geometry of the beryllium with the inflexibility of the Salen ligand gives rise to a rare dimeric bis-didentate motif.