[Te2As2]2-: A planar motif with "conflicting" aromaticity

Angel Ugrinov, Ayusman Sen, Arthur C. Reber, Meichun Qian, Shiv N. Khanna

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[K(18-crown-6)]2[Te2As2] is the first four-membered ring Zintl anion of elements from groups XV and XVI. The anion has an unexpected triplet aromatic ground state.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)782-783
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of the American Chemical Society
Issue number3
StatePublished - Jan 23 2008

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Catalysis
  • General Chemistry
  • Biochemistry
  • Colloid and Surface Chemistry


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