A new crystalline form of 1-phenyl-1,2-dicarba-closo-dodecaborane(12)

Rhodri Ll Thomas, Georgina M. Rosair, Alan J. Welch

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A new polymorph of the title compound, C8H16B10, is reported. The carborane icosahedron is relatively undistorted, with the phenyl substituent twisted out of the C2-C1-Cring plane by 18.3(2)°, which is in good agreement with the conformation predicted by molecular-orbital calculations.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1024-1026
Number of pages3
JournalActa Crystallographica Section C: Crystal Structure Communications
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 15 Apr 1996


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