Hot Article: Chirality effects on star-burst complexes

In their Dalton Trans. Hot Article, a group of Japanese chemists led by Hisako Sato, used vibrational circular dichroism (VCD) spectroscopy to study the stereochemical properties of a star-burst type tetranuclear Ru(III) complex. By comparing the VCD spectra of eight diastereomeric enantiomers, they were able to see the homo- or hetero-chiral nature of the bridging part of the compound which connected the central core and the peripheral region

Chirality effects on core-periphery connection in a star-burst type tetranuclear Ru(III) complex: application of vibrational circular dichroism spectroscopy
Hisako Sato, Fumi Sato, Masahiro Taniguchi and Akihiko Yamagishi
Dalton Trans., 2012, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C1DT11510C

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