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Issue 33, 2008
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Can the hexamethylhydrazinium dication [Me3N–NMe3]2+ be prepared?

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The long sought hexamethylhydrazinium(2+) dication, Me3N–NMe32+, calculationally unstable towards “coulombic explosion” because of formal positive charges on adjacent N atoms, can be synthesized and isolated as a CHB11Cl11carborane salt.

Graphical abstract: Can the hexamethylhydrazinium dication [Me3N–NMe3]2+ be prepared?

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The article was received on 26 Feb 2008, accepted on 07 Mar 2008 and first published on 01 Jul 2008

Article type: Communication
DOI: 10.1039/B803304H
Citation: Dalton Trans., 2008, 4392-4394
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    Can the hexamethylhydrazinium dication [Me3N–NMe3]2+ be prepared?

    Y. Zhang and C. A. Reed, Dalton Trans., 2008, 4392
    DOI: 10.1039/B803304H

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