Hirshfeld surface analysis of phosphonium salts

Irene Ling, Yatimah Alias, Alexandre N. Sobolev, Colin L. Raston

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Structurally authenticated phosphonium salts yielded from the treatment of (phosphoniumn+)(Cl- or Br-)n and (imidazoliumn+)(X-)n, n = 1 or 2 have been examined using Hirshfeld surface analysis, revealing the domination of C-H⋯X non-classical hydrogen-bonding between the cations and anions. The crystalline salts of (phosphoniumn+)(X-)n (X- = [SCN]-, [N(CN)2]-, [C(CN) 3]-, [PF6]-, [CF3SO 3]- or [N(CF3SO2)2] -) were formed by metathetical exchange in the presence of p-sulfonatocalix[4]arene and aquated gadolinium ions.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)4321-4327
Number of pages7
Issue number12
Publication statusPublished - Dec 2010
Externally publishedYes

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