This work was funded by the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (CR 138/1-1, CR 138/1-2) and Ludwig-Maximilians University. In addition, the Ludwig-Maximilians University Munich is thanked for the award of a Habilitation scholarship through the “Hochschul- und Wissenschaftsprogram (HWP)” within the program “Programm zur Förderung der Chancengleichheit für Frauen in Forschung und Lehre”. Prof. Dr. T. M. Klapötke is thanked for his generous support of this work and stimulating discussions. Prof. Dr. A. Türler and Dr. R. Henkelmann (TU Munich) are thanked for their advice throughout this study. Prof. Dr. P. Klüfers is thanked for a generous allocation of X-ray diffractometer time.
UN213−: A Structurally Characterized Binary Actinide Heptaazide Anion†
Article first published online: 25 NOV 2005
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Angewandte Chemie International Edition
Volume 44, Issue 48, pages 7874–7878, December 9, 2005
How to Cite
Crawford, M.-J., Ellern, A. and Mayer, P. (2005), UN213−: A Structurally Characterized Binary Actinide Heptaazide Anion. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 44: 7874–7878. doi: 10.1002/anie.200502484
- Issue published online: 8 DEC 2005
- Article first published online: 25 NOV 2005
- Manuscript Revised: 19 OCT 2005
- Manuscript Received: 16 JUL 2005
- structure elucidation;
More stable than it seems: The binary uranium–nitrogen anion U(N3)73− was synthesized and characterized as the (Bu4N)3[U(N3)7] salt. The U(N3)73− ion is the first structurally characterized heptaazide and is the first homoleptic azide of an actinide. The crystal structure shows a pentagonal-bipyramidal arrangement of the azide ligands around the central uranium(IV) atom (see structure; N: blue; U: green).