Polyhedral Interconversion Coupled with Proton Transfer between an Ammonium Cation and the [Co(CO)4] Ion


  • Work supported by the Dirección General de Investigación (MCyT), projects CTQ2005-08123-C02-01/BQU, and −02/BQU.


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Changes in polyhedral shapes around Co and N atoms in a polyhedral-interconversion reaction coupled to a proton-transfer process are followed in a theoretical study through a generalized polyhedral-interconversion coordinate within the framework of the Avnir continuous shape measures.