Synthesis and single crystal structure of sodium octahydrotriborate, NaB3H8

Andrew C. Dunbar, Joseph A. Macor, Gregory S. Girolami

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Abstract

This paper describes a modified synthesis of NaB3H8 by the reduction of BH3THF with sodium dispersed on silica gel. Single crystals obtained from CH2Cl2 show conclusively that the space group is Pmn21, in contrast to the Pmmn space group previously deduced from powder diffraction data.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)822-826
Number of pages5
JournalInorganic Chemistry
Volume53
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 21 2014

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
  • Inorganic Chemistry

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