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Boron di- and tri-cations

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Previous work on boron di- and tri-cations is reviewed. The structural chemistry of representative examples of these classes of compound has been probed by determination of the single-crystal X-ray structures of [(4-Mepy)4B]Br3 and [py3BH]Br2. The electronic structures of the polycations [(py)3BH]2+, [(py)3BBr]2+, [(4-Mepy)3BH]2+, [(4-Mepy)4B]3+, [(Me3P)3BH]2+ and [(Me3P)4B]3+ have been examined by DFT methods. The atomic charges on these cations were evaluated by Mulliken, natural population analysis (NPA), Hirschfeld and Voronoi deformation density (VDD) methods.

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The article was received on 23 Jun 2008, accepted on 31 Jul 2008 and first published on 07 Oct 2008


Article type: Paper
DOI: 10.1039/B810575H
Citation: Dalton Trans., 2008,0, 6421-6426
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    Boron di- and tri-cations

    I. Vargas-Baca, M. Findlater, A. Powell, K. V. Vasudevan and A. H. Cowley, Dalton Trans., 2008, 0, 6421
    DOI: 10.1039/B810575H

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