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Synthesis and structure of the inclusion complex {NdQ[5]K@Q[10](H₂O)4}·4NO₃·20H₂O

Chen, Li Xia; Kan, Jing Lan; Cong, Hang; Prior, Timothy J.; Tao, Zhu; Xiao, Xin; Redshaw, Carl


Li Xia Chen

Jing Lan Kan

Hang Cong

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Dr Tim Prior
Senior Lecturer in Inorganic Chemistry

Zhu Tao

Xin Xiao

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Professor Carl Redshaw
Professor of Inorganic Materials Chemistry and REF Lead for Chemistry


Heating a mixture of Nd(NO₃)₃·6H₂O, KCl, Q[10] and Q[5] in HCl for 10 min affords the inclusion complex {NdQ[5]K@Q[10](H₂O)₄}·4NO₃·20H₂O. The structure of the inclusion complex has been investigated by single crystal X-ray diffraction and by X-ray Photoelectron spectroscopy (XPS).


Chen, L. X., Kan, J. L., Cong, H., Prior, T. J., Tao, Z., Xiao, X., & Redshaw, C. (2017). Synthesis and structure of the inclusion complex {NdQ[5]K@Q[10](H₂O)4}·4NO₃·20H₂O. Molecules, 22(7), 1147.

Journal Article Type Article
Acceptance Date Jul 6, 2017
Online Publication Date Jul 9, 2017
Publication Date Jul 9, 2017
Deposit Date Jul 10, 2017
Publicly Available Date Jul 10, 2017
Journal Molecules
Electronic ISSN 1420-3049
Publisher MDPI
Peer Reviewed Peer Reviewed
Volume 22
Issue 7
Article Number ARTN 1147
Pages 1147
Keywords Inclusion complex; cucurbit[10]uril; Neodymium; Potassium; Structure
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Additional Information Copy of article: Chen, L.X.; Kan, J.L.; Cong, H.; Prior, T.J.; Tao, Z.; Xiao, X.; Redshaw, C. Synthesis and Structure of the Inclusion Complex {NdQ[5]K@Q[10](H₂O)4}·4NO₃·20H₂O. Molecules 2017, 22, 1147.


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