Antony V. Wilson
A matrix isolation and computational study of molecular palladium fluorides : does PdF₆ exist?
Wilson, Antony V.; Nguyen, Timothy; Brosi, Felix; Wang, Xuefeng; Andrews, Lester; Riedel, Sebastian; Bridgeman, Adam J.; Young, Nigel A.
Adam J. Bridgeman
Dr Nigel Young N.A.Young@hull.ac.uk
Senior Lecturer/ Director of Studies/ Deputy Head of Chemistry and Biochemistry/ Industrial Placements Coordinator
Palladium atoms generated by thermal evaporation and laser ablation were reacted with and trapped in F₂ /Ar, F₂ /Ne, and neat F₂ matrices. The products were characterized by electronic absorption and infrared spectroscopy, together with relativistic density functional theory calculations as well as coupled cluster calculations. Vibrational modes at 540 and 617 cm⁻¹ in argon matrices were assigned to molecular PdF and PdF₂ , and a band at 692 cm⁻¹ was assigned to molecular PdF₄ . A band at 624 cm⁻¹ can be assigned to either PdF₃ or PdF₆, with the former preferred from experimental considerations. Although calculations might support the latter assignment, our conclusion is that in these detailed experiments there is no convincing evidence for PdF₆.
Wilson, A. V., Nguyen, T., Brosi, F., Wang, X., Andrews, L., Riedel, S., …Young, N. A. (2016). A matrix isolation and computational study of molecular palladium fluorides : does PdF₆ exist?. Inorganic chemistry, 55(3), (1108-1123). doi:10.1021/acs.inorgchem.5b02273. ISSN 0020-1669
|Journal Article Type||Article|
|Acceptance Date||Dec 16, 2015|
|Online Publication Date||Jan 8, 2016|
|Publication Date||Feb 1, 2016|
|Deposit Date||Mar 2, 2016|
|Publicly Available Date||Mar 2, 2016|
|Publisher||American Chemical Society|
|Peer Reviewed||Peer Reviewed|
|Keywords||Matrix isolation, PdF₆, Palladium atoms|
|Copyright Statement||©2016 University of Hull|
|Additional Information||This document is the Accepted Manuscript version of a Published Work that appeared in final form in Inorganic chemistry, copyright © American Chemical Society after peer review and technical editing by the publisher. To access the final edited and published work see 10.1021/acs.inorgchem.5b02273|
©2016 University of Hull
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