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[C4MPyr]2[Br20]: Ionic-Liquid-Based Synthesis of a Three-Dimensional Polybromide Network

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  • Michael Wolff,

    1. Institut für Anorganische Chemie, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Engesserstrasse 15, 76131 Karlsruhe (Germany), Fax: (+49) 721-608-4892
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  • Jens Meyer,

    1. Institut für Anorganische Chemie, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Engesserstrasse 15, 76131 Karlsruhe (Germany), Fax: (+49) 721-608-4892
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  • Prof. Dr. Claus Feldmann

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    1. Institut für Anorganische Chemie, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Engesserstrasse 15, 76131 Karlsruhe (Germany), Fax: (+49) 721-608-4892
    • Institut für Anorganische Chemie, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Engesserstrasse 15, 76131 Karlsruhe (Germany), Fax: (+49) 721-608-4892
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  • We are grateful to the Center for Functional Nanostructures (CFN) of the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG) at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) for funding. C4MPyr: N-Butyl-N-methylpyrrolidinium.

Abstract

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A Br stunt: The first three-dimensional polybromide network is found in [C4MPyr]2[Br20] (see structure of the [Br20]2− network). The compound was obtained in an ionic-liquid-based synthesis—and with 18:2 contains the highest Br0:Br ratio ever observed.

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