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Single-Crystal and High-Resolution X-ray Diffraction Studies and Raman Spectrum of a Phosphorus(V) Chloride Complex Containing a Single Bromide Ion, P3Cl14Br
Journal of the Chemical Society: Dalton Transactions
  • Peter N. Gates, Royal Holloway College
  • Howard Knachel, University of Dayton
  • Arthur Finch, Royal Holloway College
  • Albert Fratini, University of Dayton
  • Andrew N. Fitch, European Synchrotron Radiation Facility
  • Ottavio Nardone
  • James C. Otto
  • Daniel A. Snider
Document Type
Article
Publication Date
1-1-1995
Abstract
The solid-state structure of the compound of empirical formula P3Cl14Br, has been investigated by single-crystal and high-resolution powder diffraction techniques. The results of the structural study are correlated with the Raman spectra of P3Cl14Br and metastable PCl5. Refinement in tetragonal space group l4, with a= 8.739(2), c= 12.320(1)Å, Z= 2 and R= 0.058 yielded a structure composed of two PCl4+ tetrahedra of Cs symmetry, one PCl6– octahedron of C4vsymmetry, and one Br–. Rietveld refinement of powder data was carried out in l4 and l4/m. The Raman spectrum of the same crystal used for single crystal X-ray analysis was found to be strikingly similar to that of metastable PCl5 with vibrational degeneracies lifted. Metastable PCl5and P3Cl14Br are structurally very similar.
Inclusive pages
2719-2722
ISBN/ISSN
0368-1769
Publisher
Royal Society of Chemistry
Peer Reviewed
Yes
Citation Information
Peter N. Gates, Howard Knachel, Arthur Finch, Albert Fratini, et al.. "Single-Crystal and High-Resolution X-ray Diffraction Studies and Raman Spectrum of a Phosphorus(V) Chloride Complex Containing a Single Bromide Ion, P3Cl14Br" Journal of the Chemical Society: Dalton Transactions Iss. 17 (1995)
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