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Table 1 The reactants, synthetic conditions and the yields of the compounds 1, 8-12

From: Characteristics and properties of nano-LiCoO2 synthesized by pre-organized single source precursors: Li-ion diffusivity, electrochemistry and biological assessment

Compound Formula Reactants in synthesis Yields (%)
1 [Co(OPh)4Li2(THF)4] CoCl2 (0.1 g, 0.77 mmol) + 4 LiOPh 1 M in THF (3.1 ml, 3.1 mmol) 82
2 [Co(OPh)4Li2(THF)4]·THF Idem as 1, but −24 °C under argon 56
3 [Co(OPh)4Li2(THF)2(H2O)(THF)2]2 Idem as 1, but −24 °C in air <10
4 [Co(OPh)4Li2(TMEDA)2] Idem as 1, recrystallized from TMEDA 69
5 [Co(OPh)4Li2(dioxane)2]n Idem as 1, recrystallized from dioxane 95
6 [Co(OPh)4Li2(DME)2] Idem as 1, recrystallized from DME 47
7 [Co(OPh)4Li2(Py)4] Idem as 1, recrystallized from pyridine 39
8 [Co2(OtBu)6Li4(THF)2] CoCl2 (585 mg, 4.5 mmol) + 3 LiOtBu 1 M in THF 13.5 ml (13.5 mmol) 87
9 [Co2(OtBu)2(OPh)4Li2(THF)4] CoCl2 (500 mg, 3.85 mmol) + LiOtBu (3.9 ml, 3.9 mmol) + LiOPh 1 M in THF (7.7 ml, 7.7 mmol) 85
10 [Co2(OiPr)6Li2(THF)2] CoCl2 (500 mg, 3.85 mmol) + 3 LiOiPr 2 M in THF (5.8 ml, 11.6 mmol) 92
11 [Co2(OEt)12Li8 (THF)8-10] CoCl2 (500 mg, 3.85 mmol) + 6 LiOEt 2 M in THF (11.6 ml, 23.2 mmol) 89
12 [Co2(OMe)6Li2(THF)2(MeOH)2] CoCl2 (500 mg, 3.85 mmol) + 3 LiOMe 2 M in THF (5.3 ml, 11.7 mmol) and MeOH 90