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Yb3O(OH)6Cl.2H2O: an anion-exchangeable hydroxide with a cationic inroganic framework structure

DOI: 10.1021/ja104636x DOI Help
PMID: 20614886 PMID Help

Authors: Helen Goulding (University of Liverpool) , Sarah Hulse (University of Liverpool) , William Clegg (Newcastle University) , Ross Harrington (Newcastle University) , Helen Playford (University of Warwick) , Richard Walton (University of Warwick) , Andrew Fogg (University of Liverpool)
Co-authored by industrial partner: No

Type: Journal Paper
Journal: Journal Of The American Chemical Society , VOL 132 (39) , PAGES 13618-13620

State: Published (Approved)
Published: October 2010
Diamond Proposal Number(s): 987

Abstract: The first anion-exchangeable framework hydroxide, Yb3O(OH)(6)Cl center dot 2H(2)O, has been synthesized hydrothermally. This material has a three-dimensional cationic ytterbium oxyhydroxide framework with one-dimensional channels running through the structure in which the chloride anions and water molecules are located. The framework is thermally stable below 200 degrees C and can be reversibly dehydrated and rehydrated with no loss of crystallinity. Additionally, it is able to undergo anion-exchange reactions with small ions such as carbonate, oxalate, and succinate with retention of the framework structure.

Subject Areas: Chemistry, Materials


Instruments: I19-Small Molecule Single Crystal Diffraction