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Chapter 13

Chalcogen-Halogen Secondary Bonds in Self-Assembling of Supramolecular Structures

From elemental sulfur to selenium and tellurium, intermolecular interactions (secondary bonds, soft–soft interactions) play an increasing role. According to N.W. Alcock,1 the term “secondary bond” describes interatomic distances longer than covalent single bonds but shorter than van der Waals intera...

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Print publication date
11 Dec 2006
Copyright year
2007
Print ISBN
978-0-85404-366-8
PDF eISBN
978-1-84755-757-5