Kinetics and mechanism of oxidation of thiosulphate by the complex ion [Mn-3(IV)(mu-O)(4)(phen)(4)(H2O)(2)](4+) (phen=1,10-phenanthroline) in weakly acidic aqueous media

Citation
D. Maji et R. Banerjee, Kinetics and mechanism of oxidation of thiosulphate by the complex ion [Mn-3(IV)(mu-O)(4)(phen)(4)(H2O)(2)](4+) (phen=1,10-phenanthroline) in weakly acidic aqueous media, TRANSIT MET, 26(4-5), 2001, pp. 544-550
Citations number
29
Language
INGLESE
art.tipo
Article
Categorie Soggetti
Inorganic & Nuclear Chemistry
Journal title
TRANSITION METAL CHEMISTRY
ISSN journal
0340-4285 → ACNP
Volume
26
Issue
4-5
Year of publication
2001
Pages
544 - 550
Database
ISI
SICI code
0340-4285(2001)26:4-5<544:KAMOOO>2.0.ZU;2-L
Abstract
The trinuclear complex ion [Mn-3(IV)(mu -O)(4)(phen)(4)(H2O)(2)](4+) (1) is quantitatively reduced by an excess of S2O32- to Mn-II, but the binuclear complex [(MnMnIV)-Mn-III(mu -O)(2)(phen)(4)](3+), (2) is the only manganese product when [S2O32-] = 1.5 [(1)]. With an excess of S2O32- biphasic kinet ics, (1) (k(1)(0)) under right arrow (2) (k(2)(0)) under right arrow Mn-II is observed, while the reaction with S2O32- = 1.5 [(1)], follows one-step s econd order kinetics with the second order rate constant k = k(1)(0)/[S2O32 -]. The rate constant k(1)(0) is independent of c(phen) ( = [phen] + [Hphen (+)]) but directly proportional to [H+] and [S2O32-]. Rapid formation of an adduct between (1) and S2O32-, followed by rate-determining one-electron, one-proton reduction of the adduct, appears logical. A comproportionation r eaction in one of the subsequent rapid steps leads to (2) without any Mn-II co-product. Kinetic dependences for the second step are same to those for an authentic complex of (2), and further support the assigned reaction sequ ence.