Structural Chemistry of Boron Clusters at Řež near Prague. The Finalized Story of a Reaction

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D. Hnyk and J. Holub

Institute of Inorganic Chemistry, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Husinec-Řež


This article is an example of how the modern computational methods, such as the ab initio/GIAO/NMR method, have been successfully used in boron cluster chemistry. The computational protocol was used in order to elucidate the molecular structure of an arachno-borane cluster, hitherto not structurally characterized. The obtained results are discussed and compared with arachno clusters of similar dimensions.


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