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Observation of a metal-centered B2-Ta@B18 tubular molecular rotor and a perfect Ta@B20 boron drum with the record coordination number of twenty

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Abstract

A tubular molecular rotor B2-Ta@B18 (1) and boron drum Ta@B20 (2) with the highest coordination number of twenty in chemistry are observed via a joint photoelectron spectroscopy and first-principles theory investigation.

Graphical abstract: Observation of a metal-centered B2-Ta@B18− tubular molecular rotor and a perfect Ta@B20− boron drum with the record coordination number of twenty

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The article was received on 02 Dec 2016, accepted on 20 Dec 2016 and first published on 20 Dec 2016


Article type: Communication
DOI: 10.1039/C6CC09570D
Citation: Chem. Commun., 2017,53, 1587-1590

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    Observation of a metal-centered B2-Ta@B18 tubular molecular rotor and a perfect Ta@B20 boron drum with the record coordination number of twenty

    W. Li, T. Jian, X. Chen, H. Li, T. Chen, X. Luo, S. Li, J. Li and L. Wang, Chem. Commun., 2017, 53, 1587
    DOI: 10.1039/C6CC09570D

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