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On the Stability of the S8 Molecule and the Structure of Fibrous Sulfur

Pauling, Linus (1949) On the Stability of the S8 Molecule and the Structure of Fibrous Sulfur. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 35 (9). pp. 495-499. ISSN 0027-8424. http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:PAUpnas49a

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Abstract

Sulfur is unique among the elements in consisting in its standard state of octatomic molecules. It is interesting that the stability of the S8 molecule can be understood by consideration of the forces determining the orientation around the sulfur-sulfur single bond.


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Additional Information:Copyright © 1949 by the National Academy of Sciences Communicated June 15, 1949 Contribution No. 1296 from the Gates and Crellin Laboratories of Chemistry.
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