(Hydroxyimino)malononitrile sodium salt is typically able to prepare ligands with diverse bonding modes in magneticallly coupled d-block complexes by the way of nucleophilic addition of water and alcohols to dicyanonitrosomethanide.
Nucleophilic Addition of Water and Alcohols to Dicyanonitrosomethanide: Ligands with Diverse Bonding Modes in Magnetically Coupled d-Block Complexes.
Low-dimensional compounds containing cyanido groups. Part XXXI. First simultaneous nucleophilic addition of water and ethanol to dicyanonitrosomethanide anions in the presence of Co(II).
Low-dimensional compounds containing cyanido groups. Part XXXII. Field-induced multiple slow magnetic relaxation in [CoII(dcnm)(H2O)(phen)2](dcnm) complex with dominant easy-plane anisotropy (dcnm = dicyanonitrosomethanide).