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Crystallized Water:  Internal and External Ice Fragments in Polycyclic Hosts

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posted on 04.04.2007, 00:00 by Sung Ok Kang, Douglas Powell, Victor W. Day, Kristin Bowman-James
Two crystal structures of cyclic water hexamers are reported, one with a bicyclic cryptand and the other with a tricyclic host. In the bicycle structure, the water molecules lie between the cryptands. In the tricycle structure, the hexameric water cluster is almost totally encapsulated within the host framework.