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Prof. Peter Politzer and Dr. Jane S. Murray Halogen Bonding: An Interim Discussion ChemPhysChem 14

Article first published online: 9 JAN 2013 | DOI: 10.1002/cphc.201200799

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To bond or not to bond: The factors governing halogen-bonding interactions, which involve a region of positive electrostatic potential on a covalently bonded halogen and a negative site (see picture), such as the lone pair of a Lewis base, are described. Particularly important is the positive potential, labeled a σ hole, which is an extension of the covalent bond to the halogen.

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