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The significance and impact of Wade's rules

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Abstract

The emergence of a set of simple yet powerful electron counting rules following a classic paper by Wade published in 1971 in J. Chem. Soc. D has transformed the way chemists think about the structures of clusters with delocalised skeletal bonding.

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The article was received on 04 Jan 2013, accepted on 13 Mar 2013 and first published on 14 Mar 2013


Article type: Viewpoint
DOI: 10.1039/C3CC00069A
Citation: Chem. Commun., 2013,49, 3615-3616
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    The significance and impact of Wade's rules

    A. J. Welch, Chem. Commun., 2013, 49, 3615
    DOI: 10.1039/C3CC00069A

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