2,2′-Bipyridine is an organic compound with the formula (C10H8N2). This colorless solid is an important isomer of the bipyridine family. It is a bidentate chelating ligand, forming complexes with many transition metals. Ruthenium complex and platinum complexes of bipy exhibit intense luminescence, which may have practical applications.
|Molar mass||156.19 g·mol−1|
|Melting point||70 to 73 °C (158 to 163 °F; 343 to 346 K)|
273 °C (523 °F; 546 K）