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Crystals 2018, 8(1), 11; doi:10.3390/cryst8010011

Synthesis and Characterization of Barium Hexafluoridoosmates

Fachbereich Chemie, Philipps-Universität Marburg, 35032 Marburg, Germany
Department of Chemistry and Materials Science, Aalto University, 00076 Aalto, Finland
Institute of Applied Physics and Technology, Tomsk Polytechnic University, Tomsk 634050, Russia
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Received: 27 November 2017 / Revised: 22 December 2017 / Accepted: 24 December 2017 / Published: 29 December 2017
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Structure and Properties of Fluoride-based Materials)
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Two barium hexafluoridoosmates, Ba(OsF6)2 and BaOsF6, were synthesized and were characterized for the first time using X-ray powder and single crystal diffraction, IR spectroscopy, as well as NMR spectroscopy in anhydrous hydrogen fluoride. Ba(OsF6)2 crystallizes in the space group type P21/c with the cell parameters a = 6.4599(4), b = 10.7931(8), c = 14.7476(10) Å, β = 115.195(5)°, V = 930.42(12) Å3, Z = 4 at 293 K. BaOsF6 crystallizes in the space group type R 3 ¯ with the cell parameters a = 7.3286(10), c = 7.2658(15) Å, V = 337.95(12) Å3, Z = 3 at 100 K. Additionally, we have obtained the compounds Ba(OsF6)2∙3BrF3, Ba(OsF6)2∙HF, Ba(OsF6)2∙6H2O from the respective solvents, and Ba(OsF6)2. View Full-Text
Keywords: osmium; fluorides; bromine trifluoride; crystal structure osmium; fluorides; bromine trifluoride; crystal structure

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Ivlev, S.I.; Karttunen, A.J.; Buchner, M.R.; Conrad, M.; Ostvald, R.V.; Kraus, F. Synthesis and Characterization of Barium Hexafluoridoosmates. Crystals 2018, 8, 11.

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