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Keywords:

  • crystal structures;
  • nitrylium ion;
  • polysulfates;
  • tetrasulfate;
  • theoretical calculations
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Sulfates united: The unique tetrasulfate S4O132− anion was observed in the structure of (NO2)2[S4O13] that forms in the reaction of N2O5 with SO3. Theoretical investigations show that the anion is a stable member of the polysulfate series [SnO3n+1]2−, which was investigated up to n=11.