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Date of Award

1991

Document Type

Thesis - Pacific Access Restricted

Degree Name

Master of Science (M.S.)

Department

Graduate Studies

First Advisor

Larry O. Spreer

First Committee Member

Richard P. Dodge

Second Committee Member

Patrick R. Jones

Third Committee Member

John Otvos

Abstract

This thesis involves reactions of cyclam with Mn(III), Ni(II) and Fe(II). The chemistry of each metal with cyclam will be presented in sections discussing each metal. The initial intent of this thesis was to examine and compare the structures and electronic spectra of a series of trans monomeric first row transition metal cyclam compounds. Both Mn(III) and Ni(II) form such trans monomeric complexes with cyclam and their structural and electronic characteristics are, indeed, examined in this thesis. However, in the course of our study, we found that Fe(II) and cyclam in acetonitrile in the presence of oxygen form a di-macrocycle shown here: [See PDF]

Pages

115

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