Structural Classification of Quasi-One-Dimensional Ternary Nitrides
AbstractThis review focuses on the crystal structural features of ternary (mixed-metal) quasi-one-dimensional nitrides i.e., nitrides containing (cation-N3−) coordination polyhedra sharing either corners, edges, or faces, arranged in linear chains, and intercalated by a counter ion. The current relevance of these nitrides, and of quasi-one-dimensional compounds in general, lies in the fact that they are closely related to the pure one-dimensional systems (i.e., nanowires), which are vastly researched for their amazing properties closely related to their low dimensionality. A number of these properties were firstly discovered in quasi-one-dimensional compounds, highlighting the importance of expanding knowledge and research in this area. Furthermore, unlike oxides, nitrides and other non-oxide compounds are less developed, hence more difficult to categorise into structural classes that can then be related to other classes of compounds, leading to a fuller picture of structure–properties relationship. Within this context, this review aims to categorise and describe a number of ternary (mixed-metal) quasi-one-dimensional nitrides according to their structural features, specifically, the polyhedra forming the one-dimensional chains. View Full-Text
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Headspith, D.A.; Francesconi, M.G. Structural Classification of Quasi-One-Dimensional Ternary Nitrides. Inorganics 2016, 4, 37.
Headspith DA, Francesconi MG. Structural Classification of Quasi-One-Dimensional Ternary Nitrides. Inorganics. 2016; 4(4):37.Chicago/Turabian Style
Headspith, David A.; Francesconi, Maria G. 2016. "Structural Classification of Quasi-One-Dimensional Ternary Nitrides." Inorganics 4, no. 4: 37.