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Special Issue "Oxido Compounds"
Deadline for manuscript submissions: 30 November 2019.
Institute for Chemical Technologies and Analytics, Division of Structural Chemistry, TU Wien, Getreidemarkt 9/164-SC, A-1060 Vienna, Austria
Interests: synthesis of inorganic materials; solid state chemistry; crystallography; phase transitions; oxido compounds
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Except for the lighter noble gases, oxygen is able to react with nearly all elements under formation of binary oxides. In case additional elements participate in the oxidation reaction, either multinary oxides or oxido compounds can be formed. The latter are characterized by anionic groups AxOyz− with a characteristic polyhedral shape and are known for the majority of chemical elements A. Just to name a few, borates [BO33−], carbonates [CO32−], nitrites [NO2−] and nitrates [NO3−], silicates [SiO44−], phosphates [PO43−], chromates [CrO42−], or tellurites [TeO32−] and tellurates [TeO66−] are typical representatives of oxido compounds. Various possible oxidation states of A and the ability to form hydrated and/or condensed anions considerably widens this ubiquitous class of compounds. Oxido compounds not only represent the clear majority of minerals and rocks in the earth’s crust but are likewise of paramount interest in chemical and physical sciences and are present in technology with multitudinous applications.
In this Special Issue, we invite investigators working in a wide range of disciplines to submit articles or communications reporting the synthesis, structural characterisation, and properties of new inorganic oxido compounds. Some topics that may be covered by these contributions are listed below as keywords. However, the keywords are considered only as a guideline — this Special Issue is open for a much greater number of topics or sub-topics and is intended to show the broadness and importance of the research area with respect to inorganic oxido compounds.
Prof. Dr. Matthias Weil
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- synthetic aspects of oxido compounds
- crystal structure determinations of oxido compounds
- crystal-chemical aspects of oxido compounds
- structural characterisation of oxido compounds with complementary techniques
- applications of oxido compounds