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Metal-bound halogen atoms in crystal engineering

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Abstract

In this viewpoint article we discuss an early contribution from Brammer and Orpen et al., which highlights the very rich supramolecular behaviour of halogen atoms. Their findings appear even more timely when viewed in light of the recently proposed IUPAC definition of the halogen bond.

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Submitted
18 Oct 2012
Accepted
17 Jan 2013
First published
28 Jan 2013

Chem. Commun., 2013,49, 1783-1785
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Viewpoint

Metal-bound halogen atoms in crystal engineering

P. Metrangolo and G. Resnati, Chem. Commun., 2013, 49, 1783
DOI: 10.1039/C3CC37596J

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