Synthesis and Structure of a Non-Polymeric Molecule Containing Eleven Alternating Sulfur- and Nitrogen-Atoms


  • This work was supported by the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft, the Fonds der Chemischen Industrie, and by Hoechst AG.

  • Dedicated to Professor Oskar Glemser on the occasion of his 70th birthday


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In compound (2), which formally stands between (SN)x and the sulfur imides, the average SN bond length is 1.602 Å and is thus similar to that in (SN)x(1.611 Å). (2) is formed as orange needles from the blood-red (1) in acetoni-trile by cleavage of S4N4 and sulfur.