CAl4Be and CAl3Be2-: Global minima with a planar pentacoordinate carbon atom

J. Oscar C. Jimenez-Halla, Yan Bo Wu, Zhi Xiang Wang, Rafael Islas, Thomas Heine, Gabriel Merino

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Theoretical evidence for the first neutral and anionic global-minimum structures possessing a planar pentacoordinate carbon is reported.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)8776-8778
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number46
Publication statusPublished - 2010 Dec 14

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Catalysis
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Ceramics and Composites
  • Chemistry(all)
  • Surfaces, Coatings and Films
  • Metals and Alloys
  • Materials Chemistry


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