Synthesis, characterization and properties of a glycol-coordinated ϵ-Keggin-type Al13 chloride

Bin Gu, Chenglin Sun*, James C. Fettinger, William H. Casey, Alla Dikhtiarenko, Jorge Gascon, Kamila Koichumanova, Karthick Babu Sai Sankar Gupta, Hero Jan Heeres, Songbo He

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Herein we present the first example of a glycol-coordinated ϵ-Keggin Al13 chloride (gl-ϵ-Al13), which is the first chelated version since discovery of Al13 in 1960. The molecular structure consists of [AlO4Al12(OH)12(OC2H4OH)12]Cl7·H2O units with chelating mono-anionic ethylene glycol units replacing one bridging and one terminal oxygen site.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)4148-4151
Number of pages4
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number33
Publication statusPublished - 1-Jan-2018

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