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Lanthanides: Halides

  1. Timothy J. Boyle,
  2. Leigh Anna M. Steele

Published Online: 17 DEC 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781119951438.eibc2021

Encyclopedia of Inorganic and Bioinorganic Chemistry

Encyclopedia of Inorganic and Bioinorganic Chemistry

How to Cite

Boyle, T. J. and Steele, L. A. M. 2012. Lanthanides: Halides. Encyclopedia of Inorganic and Bioinorganic Chemistry. .

Author Information

  1. Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, NM, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 17 DEC 2012

Abstract

This chapter discusses the synthesis and structures of LnX3, [LnX3(H2O)n], and [LnX3(solv)n] that have been reported. A wide range of structures have been observed, where the cation, anion, and solvent employed direct the final structure adopted.

Keywords:

  • lanthanide;
  • halide;
  • hydrate;
  • methanol;
  • structures;
  • fluoride;
  • chloride;
  • bromide;
  • iodide