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Well-defined molecular uranium(iii) chloride complexes


The first anhydrous molecular complexes of uranium(III) chloride, soluble in polar aprotic solvents, are reported, including the structures of the dimeric [UCl3(py)4]2 and the trimetallic [UCl(py)4(μ-Cl)3U(py)2(μ-Cl)3UCl2(py)3].

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12 Dec 2013
21 Feb 2014
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21 Feb 2014
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Chem. Commun., 2014,50, 3962-3964

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Well-defined molecular uranium(III) chloride complexes

H. S. La Pierre, F. W. Heinemann and K. Meyer, Chem. Commun., 2014, 50, 3962 DOI: 10.1039/C3CC49452G

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