Electronic Structures of Bent, Formally Two-Coordinate Lanthanide(III) Cations

<p>Synthesis of bent, formally two-coordinate lanthanide(III) cations. Characterization by multinuclear NMR, EPR, UV/Vis/NIR and ATR-IR spectroscopy, single crystal XRD, magnetic measurements, elemental analysis and ab initio calculations. <b></b></p>