Cookies

We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. By continuing to browse this repository, you give consent for essential cookies to be used. You can read more about our Privacy and Cookie Policy.


Durham Research Online
You are in:

Cage C-H ... dot X interactions in solid-state structures of icosahedral carboranes.

Fox, M. A. and Hughes, A. K. (2004) 'Cage C-H ... dot X interactions in solid-state structures of icosahedral carboranes.', Coordination chemistry reviews., 248 (5-6). pp. 457-476.

Abstract

This review probes C---HX interactions involving the acidic cage-carbon C---H bonds in ortho-, meta- and para-carboranes, closo-C2B10H12, and their derivatives, by examining the structurally characterised examples from the Cambridge Structural Database and other sources. Examples are examined of weak hydrogen bonds to X=O, N, S, F, Cl, Br, I, plus alkyne, cyclopentadienyl and arene-π systems. In addition there are examples of C---HH-X dihydrogen bonding. Cage C---HX interactions can be used to account for the observation of ordered structures in examples of carboranes where disorder of C and B cage atoms is possible.

Item Type:Article
Additional Information:
Keywords:Icosahedral carboranes, C---Hcdots, Three dots, CenteredX interactions, Crystal structures.
Full text:Full text not available from this repository.
Publisher Web site:http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ccr.2003.10.002
Record Created:25 Apr 2007
Last Modified:08 Apr 2009 16:30

Social bookmarking: del.icio.usConnoteaBibSonomyCiteULikeFacebookTwitterExport: EndNote, Zotero | BibTex
Usage statisticsLook up in GoogleScholar | Find in a UK Library