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Abstract Volume 4 Issue 3 (1999) pp 105-107

Synthesis and Characterization of Tris(diethyldithiocarbamato)cobalt (III) as an Undergraduate Inorganic Laboratory

C. T. Eagle,* D. G. Farrar, G. N. Holder, D. M. Gooden, A. B. Goodman, and S. W. Wyatt

Department of Chemistry, Appalachian State University, Boone, NC 28608

Published online: 1 June 1999

Abstract. The synthesis of tris(diethyldithiocarbamato) cobalt (III) by the reaction of sodium diethyldithiocarbamate and cobaltous chloride is described. The recovered crystals of the cobalt complex are characterized by magnetic susceptibility, IR and NMR spectroscopy, and cyclic voltammetry.

Key Words:  Laboratories and Demonstrations; cobalt; dtc; dithiocarbamate; inorganic chemistry; synthesis; cyclic voltammetry; IR spectroscopy; NMR spectroscopy

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Issue date: June 1, 1999

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