Six arene anions in a cationic [K6Mg6N12]6+ ring (see picture, arene = benzene) are reported in the mixed-metal macrocyclic amide of 24 (!) ring atoms. The macrocycle is produced through a very effective synthesis, in which the anions are selectively monodeprotonated.
|Number of pages||3|
|Journal||Angewandte Chemie - International Edition|
|Publication status||Published - 2 Jun 2000|
- Alkali metals
- Alkaline earth metals
- Template synthesis