Crystal structure of 1,1'-bis[1,7-dicarba-closo-dodecaborane(11)]

Lisa Elrick, Georgina Margaret Rosair, Alan Jeffrey Welch

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Abstract

In the title compound, C4H22B20, the two {1,7-closo-C2B10H11} cages are linked across a centre of inversion with C–C = 1.5401(16) Å. The position of the second non-linking cage C atom was established unambiguously by geometric and crystallographic methods and there is no evidence of C/B disorder.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)376-378
Number of pages3
JournalActa Crystallographica Section E: Structure Reports Online
Volume70
Issue number11
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Nov 2014

Keywords

  • Crystal structure
  • carboranes
  • closo-dodecaborane(11)

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