CdB10O14(OH)4·H2O with an unprecedented decaborate fundamental building block

2Citations
Citations of this article
5Readers
Mendeley users who have this article in their library.

Abstract

CdB10O14(OH)4·H2O has been synthesized under boric acid flux condition and characterized by single-crystal X-ray diffraction, infrared spectra, and UV-vis reflectance spectroscopy. It crystallizes in the monoclinic space group P21/n with a = 7.7277(8), b = 18.95(2), c = 9.8616(10) Å, β= 91.454(1)°, V = 1443.7(3) Å. The structure consists of [B 10O16(OH)4] layers of 9-membered borate rings enclosing Cd2+ cations. Adjacent borate layers are interconnected via hydrogen bonding to form a 3D network. It possesses an unprecedented decaborate fundamental building block B10O20. The structure details are discussed together with Sr[B6O9(OH) 2]·3H2O, Pb[B8O11(OH) 4], Pr[B8O11(OH)5], and Nd[B 9O13(OH)4]·H2O, which have correlated FBBs. The band structure calculations show its direct energy band gap of ∼4.68 eV, in consistent with the estimated value (4.77 eV) from UV-vis. In addition, dielectric constants and refractive indexes are also calculated. © 2012 Elsevier Ltd.

Cite

CITATION STYLE

APA

Yang, D., Jing, Y., Zhang, Y., Liu, X., Lin, Z., Cong, R., … Yang, T. (2013). CdB10O14(OH)4·H2O with an unprecedented decaborate fundamental building block. Materials Research Bulletin, 48(2), 270–276. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.materresbull.2012.10.054

Register to see more suggestions

Mendeley helps you to discover research relevant for your work.

Already have an account?

Save time finding and organizing research with Mendeley

Sign up for free