Blogging a crystal structure a day in 2014


Author: Stuart Batten

Stuart Batten is a Professor of Chemistry at Monash University and the current President of the Society of Crystallographers in Australia and New Zealand (SCANZ). His research focuses on coordination chemistry, with particular interests in crystal engineering, coordination polymers (aka MOFs) and supramolecular chemistry.

Contributed articles

54-Fold interpenetrated coordination polymer 54 nets and nothing fishy
Cadmium cyanide Dedication in the face of adversity – Cadmium Cyanide
Cadmium tricyanomethanide tetramethoxyborate Cadmium tricyanomethanide tetramethoxyborate (try saying that three times!)
Cobalt tricyanomethanide Five fold - Cobalt tricyanomethanide
Copper tetracyanotetraphenylmethane tetrafluoroborate Crystals by Design – Copper Tetracyanotetraphenylmethane Tetrafluoroborate
Iron trans-4,4'-azopyridine thiocyanate Iron trans-4,4'-azopyridine thiocyanate – Letting things down…
Layered cuprous tricyanomethanide derivatives Interdigitation, Interpenetration, Intercalation
Nanoballs Nanoballs - synthesis for the lazy
Octapi catenane What’s in a name? The Octapi Catenane