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The three-electron bond in chlorine dioxide

Brockway, L. O. (1933) The three-electron bond in chlorine dioxide. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 19 (3). pp. 303-307. ISSN 0027-8424.

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The stability of certain molecules(1) containing an odd number of electrons has been explained on the basis of the formation of three-electron bonds. Evidence has now been obtained which substantiates the validity of a similar explanation for the stability of ClO2, and in particular for its lack of tendency to polymerize to Cl2O4.

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Additional Information:© 1933 by the National Academy of Sciences. Communicated February 13, 1933. I wish to thank Professor Linus Pauling for many invaluable suggestions and criticisms. Contribution from the Gates Chemical Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, No. 358.
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