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Catenated and spirocyclic polychalcogenides from potassium carbonate and elemental chalcogens

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Abstract

The reaction of potassium carbonate with elemental sulfur or selenium in acetone in the presence of [PPN]Cl (PPN = (Ph3P)2N) produces catena-[S12]2−, the longest structurally characterised polysulfide dianion, or spiro-[Se11]2− as ion-separated [PPN]+ salts.

Graphical abstract: Catenated and spirocyclic polychalcogenides from potassium carbonate and elemental chalcogens

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The article was received on 24 Oct 2019, accepted on 19 Nov 2019 and first published on 19 Nov 2019


Article type: Communication
DOI: 10.1039/C9CC08347B
Chem. Commun., 2019, Advance Article

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    Catenated and spirocyclic polychalcogenides from potassium carbonate and elemental chalcogens

    P. Liebing, M. Kühling, C. Swanson, M. Feneberg, L. Hilfert, R. Goldhahn, T. Chivers and F. T. Edelmann, Chem. Commun., 2019, Advance Article , DOI: 10.1039/C9CC08347B

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