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Chapter 10.3

Hypervalent Chalcogen Compounds

A new field of chemistry has been started with the preparation of highly unstable SCl4 in 18731 and it has developed rapidly in the last four decades. The structure of SCl4 is trigonal bipyramidal (TBP) with a lone pair orbital of S (n(S)) located at the equatorial position. Three Cl, S, and Cl atom...
Print publication date: 11 Dec 2006
Copyright year: 2007
Print ISBN: 978-0-85404-366-8
PDF eISBN: 978-1-84755-757-5