The hydrothermal synthesis and structure of a coordination polymer Zn(Hpdc)
(2)(H(2)0)(2)](.)2H(2)O were reported. The Zn2+ center was coordinated by t
wo waters and two chelated Hpdc(-) to form units [Zn(Hpdc)(2) (H2O)(2)] and
the units were connected by hydrogen bonds to engender one-dimensional cha
nnels through the c axis. Especially, the two lattice waters play an import
ant role in construction of these channels. (C) 2001 Elsevier Science B.V.
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