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Goodbye to S2− in aqueous solution

May, P.M., Bátka, D., Hefter, G., Königsberger, E. and Rowland, D. (2018) Goodbye to S2− in aqueous solution. Chemical Communications, 54 (16). pp. 1980-1983.

Link to Published Version: https://doi.org/10.1039/c8cc00187a
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Abstract

New Raman spectra of Na2S dissolved in hyper-concentrated NaOH(aq) and CsOH(aq) cast serious doubt on the widely-assumed existence of S2−(aq). To avoid conceptual and practical problems with sulfide equilibria in numerous applications, S2−(aq) should be expunged from the chemical literature. Thermodynamic databases involving sulfide minerals also need careful revision.

Publication Type: Journal Article
Murdoch Affiliation: School of Engineering and Information Technology
Publisher: Royal Society of Chemistry
Copyright: © 2018 Royal Society of Chemistry
URI: http://researchrepository.murdoch.edu.au/id/eprint/40357
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