Solvent-free anhydrous Li+, Na+ and K+ salts of [B(3,5-(CF3)2C6H3)4]-, [BArF4]-. Improved synthesis and solid-state structures

Antonio J. Martínez-Martínez*, Andrew S. Weller

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A modified, convenient, preparation of solvent-free, anhydrous, Li+, Na+ and K+ salts of the ubiquitous [BArF4]- anion is reported, that involves a simple additional recrystallisation step. Anhydrous Na[BArF4], K[BArF4], and [Li(H2O)][BArF4], were characterised by single-crystal X-ray diffraction.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)3551-3554
Number of pages4
JournalDalton Transactions
Issue number11
Publication statusPublished - 14 Feb 2019

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