In the search of new multifunctional molecular materials, the present paper introduces the work performed with  the  Salen-type  Schiff base:  bis-N,N'-p-bromo-salicylideneamine-1,2-diaminobenzene (H2bsph),  to attain  novel  coordination  complexes  containing  lanthanides centers (LnIII).  So far,  our studies  have shown  that  the combination  in acetone  of  the well-known H2bsph  ligand, a base  and NdIII (NO3)3·6H2O,  results  in  a  yellow solid which  crystalline forms has been suitable for X-ray diffraction studies. As a result, a novel NdIII system has been achieved, with formula Nd2(bsph)3(H2O)]·2CH3Cl (1). The architecture of 1 encloses two metal centers  inserted among three Schiff bases (2NdIII :3(bsph2-)) resembling a sandwich-shape,  is a rare example of triple-decker coordination species with only few similar systems described  in the literature. The magnetic properties of 1 have been examined as well as the  luminescence activity; the latest was compared with H2bsph for better interpretation.

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