European Journal of Inorganic Chemistry

Cover image for Vol. 2016 Issue 27

Editor: Karen Hindson, Deputy Editor: Preeti Vashi

Impact Factor: 2.686

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2015: 12/46 (Chemistry Inorganic & Nuclear)

Online ISSN: 1099-0682

Associated Title(s): Angewandte Chemie International Edition, Chemistry - A European Journal, Chemistry – An Asian Journal, ChemistryOpen, ChemCatChem, Zeitschrift für anorganische und allgemeine Chemie

2010_26/2010The Last of the Five: the Elusive “Tantalum(III) Bromide”, a Perovskite-Related Salt, [{Ta6}Br12]Br3[TaBr6]0.86 (Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 26/2010)

The cover picture shows the crystal structure of “tantalum tribromide”, which is, in fact, a perovskite-related salt, [{Ta6}Br12]Br3[TaBr6]0.86. Unlike the mythical King Tantalos who was not allowed to grasp the fruits above his head, Habermehl et al. (page 4075 ff.) were blessed to pick this magnificent fruit that had to ripen for 45 years. Copyright permission for the background picture (The Punishment of Tantalus) was obtained from Photo ©

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