Fahimah Martak(1*), Hamzah Fansuri(2), Sekarayu Dianing Putri(3)

(1) Department of Chemistry, Institut Teknologi Sepuluh Nopember, Kampus ITS Sukolilo Surabaya 60111
(2) Department of Chemistry, Institut Teknologi Sepuluh Nopember, Kampus ITS Sukolilo Surabaya 60111
(3) Department of Chemistry, Institut Teknologi Sepuluh Nopember, Kampus ITS Sukolilo Surabaya 60111
(*) Corresponding Author


Binuclear complex, [N(n-C4H9)4][MnIIFeIII(ox)3] (ox=oxalate), has been synthesized and characterized. Binuclear complex with formula of [N(n-C4H9)4][MnIIFeIII(ox)3] was synthesized by forming precursor K3[Fe(ox)3] which was followed by adding manganese chloride and tetrabutyl ammonium chloride. Characterization of the complex was made by microanalysis, FT-IR spectroscopy, x-ray diffraction and Magnetic Susceptibility Balance. Magnetic moment of binuclear complex [N(n-C4H9)4][MnIIFeIII(ox)3] is 7.81 BM. The compound has higher magnetic moment than the previously reported compound with different organic cation, [N(n-C5H11)4][MnIIFeIII(ox)3]. This behavior might be associated with the decreasing range among layers on polymeric network.


Binuclear complex; oxalato network; iron complex; magnetic properties; X-ray powder diffraction

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