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Crystals 2016, 6(5), 59; doi:10.3390/cryst6050059

Analysis of Hydrogen Bonds in Crystals

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Kimika Fakultatea, Euskal Herriko Unibertsitatea UPV/EHU, and Donostia International Physics Center (DIPC), P.K. 1072, 20080 San Sebastian, Spain
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IKERBASQUE, Basque Foundation for Science, 48011 Bilbao, Spain
Academic Editor: Helmut Cölfen
Received: 12 May 2016 / Revised: 12 May 2016 / Accepted: 13 May 2016 / Published: 17 May 2016
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Analysis of Hydrogen Bonds in Crystals)
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Abstract

The determination of crystal structures provides important information on the geometry of species constituting crystals and on the symmetry relations between them. Additionally, the analysis of crystal structures is so conclusive that it allows us to understand the nature of various interactions. The hydrogen bond interaction plays a crucial role in crystal engineering and, in general, its important role in numerous chemical, physical and bio-chemical processes was the subject of various studies. That is why numerous important findings on the nature of hydrogen bonds concern crystal structures. This special issue presents studies on hydrogen bonds in crystals, and specific compounds and specific H-bonded patterns existing in crystals are analyzed. However, the characteristics of the H-bond interactions are not only analyzed theoretically; this interaction is compared with other ones that steer the arrangement of molecules in crystals, for example halogen, tetrel or pnicogen bonds. More general findings concerning the influence of the hydrogen bond on the physicochemical properties of matter are also presented. View Full-Text
Keywords: hydrogen bond; crystal structure; quantum chemical calculations; noncovalent interactions hydrogen bond; crystal structure; quantum chemical calculations; noncovalent interactions
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