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Facile Synthesis of the Tridecameric Al13 Nanocluster Al133-OH)62-OH)18(H2O)24(NO3)15

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posted on 18.02.2008, 00:00 authored by Jason T. Gatlin, Zachary L. Mensinger, Lev N. Zakharov, David MacInnes, Darren W. Johnson
Treatment of aluminum nitrate with an organic nitroso-containing compound yields the “flat”, tridecameric nanocluster Al133-OH)62-OH)18(H2O)24(NO3)15 (Al13) in good yield on a preparative scale under ambient conditions. Synthetic procedures yielding two different single-crystal forms of the Al13 cation with two varying counterion compositions are described.

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