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Self-assembly of a Si-based cage by the formation of 24 equivalent covalent bonds

Holmes, J.L., Abrahams, B.F., Ahveninen, A., Boughton, B.A.ORCID: 0000-0001-6342-9814, Hudson, T.A., Robson, R. and Thinagaran, D. (2018) Self-assembly of a Si-based cage by the formation of 24 equivalent covalent bonds. Chemical Communications, 54 (84). pp. 11877-11880.

Link to Published Version: https://doi.org/10.1039/C8CC06405A
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Abstract

A robust, nano-sized covalent cage, of composition, [(PhSi)6(ctc)4]6− (H6ctc = cyclotricatechylene) has been prepared in a simple reaction in good yield. The tetrahedral anionic cage is stable in both the solid and solution state and exhibits an affinity for Cs+ ions which bind to the internal surface of the cage.

Item Type: Journal Article
Publisher: Royal Society of Chemistry
URI: http://researchrepository.murdoch.edu.au/id/eprint/56325
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