Table 1: Analytical data for the complexes.

CompoundNo.ColorRfaYieldAnalysis calc. (found)

(%)bC (%)H (%)N (%)

Ru(III)ClL11Green0.694240.25 (40.56)2.90 (3.09)5.87 (6.09)
Ru(III)ClL22Green0.704042.77 (43.10)3.56 (3.85)5.54 (5.83)
Ru(III)ClL33Green0.784531.22 (31.48)1.62 (1.78)4.55 (4.79)

aRetarding factor; noted Rf (TLC), bbased on mol number of starting material diaminoethane