Structural and Raman spectroscopic characterization of tetrapyridinesilver(I) perrhenate, [Agpy4]ReO4


  • Vladimir M. Petrushevski Institute of Chemistry, Faculty of Natural Sciences and Mathematics, Ss. Cyril and Methodius University in Skopje
  • Kende Attila Béres Research Centre for Natural Sciences, Magyar Tudósok krt. 2., Budapest and Institute of Chemistry, ELTE Eötvös Loránd University, Pázmány Péter s. 1/A, 1117 Budapest
  • Petra Bombicz Research Centre for Natural Sciences, Magyar Tudósok krt. 2., Budapest
  • Attila Farkas Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Department of Organic Chemistry and Technology, Budapest
  • László Kótai Research Centre for Natural Sciences, Magyar Tudósok krt. 2., Budapest and Deuton-X Ltd, H-2030, Érd
  • Laura Bereczki Research Centre for Natural Sciences, Magyar Tudósok krt. 2., Budapest



crystal structure, Raman spectra , rhenium compounds, pyridine complexes, perrhenates


Tetrapyridinesilver(I) perrhenate [Agpy4]ReO4 was synthesized, and its crystal structure and Raman spectra were elucidated at low temperatures. The crystal lattice is constructed from isolated tetrahedral cations and anions having no argentophilic interactions. Weak hydrogen bonds are formed between the oxygens of the disordered perrhenate anions and the ortho-hydrogens of the pyridine ligands. No parallel π…π stacking interactions are observed, but C-H…π interactions of the pyridine ligands within columns of cations and between the columns appeared. Correlation analysis for Ag+, pyridine ligands, and perrhenate ions was performed, and the perrhenate ion and some of the AgN4 skeleton vibrational modes and pyridine ligand modes in the Raman spectrum of [Agpy4]ReO4 were assigned.

Author Biography

Vladimir M. Petrushevski, Institute of Chemistry, Faculty of Natural Sciences and Mathematics, Ss. Cyril and Methodius University in Skopje


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Petrushevski, V. M., Béres, K. A., Bombicz, P. ., Farkas, A. ., Kótai, L. ., & Bereczki, L. . (2022). Structural and Raman spectroscopic characterization of tetrapyridinesilver(I) perrhenate, [Agpy4]ReO4. Macedonian Journal of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, 41(1), 37–46. (Original work published May 26, 2022)



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