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Isomeric icosaboranes B20H26: The synchrotron structure of 1,1′-bis(nido-decaboranyl)

Lookup NU author(s): Emeritus Professor Bill Clegg

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Abstract

The crystal structure of B20H26, isolated from the autolysis of nido-B10H14 in a silent electrical discharge was experimentally studied. The isomeric globular borane was found to exhibit crystallographic inversion symmetry and intercage B-B bond. A 1500 V AC silent discharge through a glass tube containing decarborane(14) yielded yellow material. Spectroscopic analysis indicated the presence of boron hydride species on dichloromethane extraction of the material.


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Author(s): Bould J, Clegg W, Kennedy JD, Teat SJ

Publication type: Article

Publication status: Published

Journal: Acta Crystallographica Section C: Crystal Structure Communications

Year: 2001

Volume: 57

Issue: 7

Pages: 779-780

ISSN (print): 0108-2701

ISSN (electronic): 1600-5759

Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell Publishing, Inc.

URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1107/S0108270101003407

DOI: 10.1107/S0108270101003407


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