Angewandte Chemie International Edition

Cover image for Vol. 56 Issue 50

Editor: Neville Compton; Editor Emeritus: Peter Gölitz

Online ISSN: 1521-3773

Associated Title(s): Angewandte Chemie, Chemistry - A European Journal, Chemistry – An Asian Journal, ChemistryOpen, ChemPhotoChem, ChemPlusChem, Zeitschrift für Chemie

Cover Picture (Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 4/2000)

39_04/2000The cover picture shows the [A114{N(SiMe3)2}6I6]2− cluster (top left; without H atoms). The perspective selected makes clear the unusual geometry, which is reminiscent of a wheel rim. As a result, a comparison with an aluminum hub (bottom right) seems most appropriate. The “nano-rim” (diameter ca. 0.5 nm) is about 109 times smaller than the “macro-rim” (diameter ca. 0.5 m). Details of the nano-rim are given by H. Schnöckel et al. on pages 799 ff.

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