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An infinite ladder structure of alternating, fused K2N2 rhomboids and KN2 triangles : synthesis and crystallographic characterisation of benzotriazolatopotassium·HMPA (HMPA = hexamethylphosphoric triamide)

Andrews, Philip C. and Clegg, W. and Mulvey, Robert and O'Neil, P.A. and Wilson, Heather M.M. (1993) An infinite ladder structure of alternating, fused K2N2 rhomboids and KN2 triangles : synthesis and crystallographic characterisation of benzotriazolatopotassium·HMPA (HMPA = hexamethylphosphoric triamide). Journal of the Chemical Society, Chemical Communications, 1993 (14). pp. 1142-1144. ISSN 0022-4936

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Abstract

Benzotriazolatopotassium-HMPA, a rare example of an alkali metal benzotriazole derivative, has been synthesised and shown by an X-ray diffraction study to have an intricate, polymeric ladder arrangement made up of alternating, fused K2N2 rhomboids and KN2 triangles.