Synthesis, structural, spectroscopic characterization, and structural comparison of 3-hydroxybenzoate and nicotinamide/N,N-diethylnicotinamide mixed ligand complexes with Zn(II)
The mixed-ligand 3-hydroxybenzoic acid complex of Zn(II) with nicotinamide and N,N-diethylnicotinamide were synthesized and characterized (colorless single crystals, [Zn(3-hba) 2 (H 2 O) 2 (na) 2 ] and [Zn(3-hba) 2 (H 2 O) 2 (dena) 2 ]). The chemical, FT-IR, thermal, mass spectral analyses, and X-ray data results revealed that both of the compounds contain two water molecules, two 3-hydroxybenzoate (3-hba) and two nicotinamide (na) or two N,N- diethylnicotinamide (dena) ligands per formula unit. 3-hba and na or dena ligands bind to the Zn(II) ion monodentately through their acidic oxygen and pyridinic nitrogen atoms, respectively. The coordination of metal atoms are completed by two molecules of aqua ligands. The charge balance of complexes is accommodated by twomolecules of 3-hba ions. The unit cell has two molecules coordination molecules and each of them was as settled to four surfaces of unit cell cage in na complex. There is one mole molecule that was occupied to center of unit cell cage in dena complex. The two dimensional network structure of the complex is like a hexagonal for na and square plane for dena complexes. The thermal decomposition takes place in three steps; first, dehydration of the two aqua ligands, second, elimination of the two nicotinamide ligands, finally, burning of the two benzoate ion ligands. © Akadémiai Kiadó, Budapest, Hungary 2011.