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Crystal structure of sodium iodide·(diglyme) : An unprecedented bridging role for diglyme

Mulvey, Robert and Clegg, W. and Barr, Donald and Snaith, R. (1986) Crystal structure of sodium iodide·(diglyme) : An unprecedented bridging role for diglyme. Polyhedron, 5 (12). pp. 2109-2111. ISSN 0277-5387

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Abstract

The diglyme adduct of sodium iodide, NaI·(CH3OCH2CH2)2O, has been structurally characterized by X-ray diffraction. It forms infinite zig-zag chains which, unlike most complexes of the salt, retain NaI bonds. In addition, diglyme molecules bridge pairs of Na atoms through four-co-ordinate O atoms, so representing a new role for this neutral oxygen donor.