A diferric peroxo complex with an unprecedented spin configuration: An S = 2 system arising from an S = 5/2, 1/2 pair

Helga Hummel, Yasmina Mekmouche, Carole Duboc-Toia, Raymond Y.N. Ho, Lawrence Que, Volker Schünemann, Fabrice Thomas, Alfred X. Trautwein, Colette Lebrun, Marc Fontecave, Stéphane Ménage

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Abstract

In a spin: Transient peroxo iron complexes have been characterized by the means of Mössbauer and HF-EPR spectroscopies. Complex 1 has an unexpected S = 2 ground state resulting from the coupling between the S = 5/2 and S = 1/2 iron(III) ions.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)617-620
Number of pages4
JournalAngewandte Chemie - International Edition
Volume41
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Feb 15 2002

Keywords

  • EPR spectroscopy
  • Iron
  • Metalloenzymes
  • O-O activation
  • Peroxo ligands

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