Icosahedral galloxane clusters

Robert M. McKinlay, Scott J. Dalgarno, Peter J. Nichols, Stavroula Papadopoulos, Jerry L. Atwood, Colin L. Raston

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Hydrolysis of 'tris(aryl or alkyl)gallium(iii)' species results in the formation of spheroidal dodecameric galloxane mixed oxide-hydroxide clusters, and shows that the gallium centres and associated residual alkyl/aryl groups are arranged at the polyhedral vertices of pseudo-icosahedra.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2393-2395
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number23
Publication statusPublished - 14 Jun 2007
Externally publishedYes

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    McKinlay, R. M., Dalgarno, S. J., Nichols, P. J., Papadopoulos, S., Atwood, J. L., & Raston, C. L. (2007). Icosahedral galloxane clusters. Chemical Communications, (23), 2393-2395. https://doi.org/10.1039/b700984d