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Dipl.-Ing. Sven Heiles, Dr. Kathrin Hofmann, Prof. Dr. Roy L. Johnston and Prof. Dr. Rolf Schäfer Nine-Atom Tin-Bismuth Clusters: Mimicking Excess Electrons by Element Substitution ChemPlusChem 77

Version of Record online: 9 MAY 2012 | DOI: 10.1002/cplu.201200085

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Avoiding negative charge: Combined experimental and theoretical evidence shows that neutral, nine-atom tin-bismuth clusters adopt structures of closely related tin (poly)anions (see figure; Sn gray, Bi blue). These clusters exhibit similar bonding arrangements as known from Zintl ions. Hence, element substitution can be used to eliminate the negative charge without affecting the bonding or structural motif.

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