Tag : Cobalt Cage Complex

Synthesis and Properties of a Cobalt Cage Complex

Written by Dan Jenkinson Introduction A ‘cage’ complex is a type of molecule, where a metal ion is encapsulated in a ligand and is unable to get out. The inability for the metal ion to get out of the cage complex also means that it is unable to get into it. As such, cage complexes often have to be assembled around the metal centre in situ. There are many examples in cage complexes, for example metals can become encapsulated within […]