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The Cation H_(13)O_6+: A Short, Symmetric Hydrogen Bond

Bell, Robert A. and Christoph, Gary G. and Fronczek, Frank R. and Marsh, Richard E. (1975) The Cation H_(13)O_6+: A Short, Symmetric Hydrogen Bond. Science, 190 (4210). pp. 151-152. ISSN 0036-8075.

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The H_(13)O_6+ ion has been found to exist as a discrete entity, forming when the cage compound [(C_9H_(18)_3(NH)_2Cl]+Cl is crystallized from hydrochloric acid solution. The aquo-cation H_(13)O_6 has crystallographic symmetry 2/m (C_(2h)). The central bond O••H••O is symmetric, with a length of 2.39 ± 0.02 angstroms; the four outer hydrogen bonds are asymmetric, with a length of 2.52 ± 0.01 angstroms. The cage compound consists of a chloride ion encapsulated within a triply bridged diammonium species, with hydrogen bond distances N(H)••Cl of 3.10 ± 0.01 angstroms.

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Official Citation:The Cation H13O6+: A Short, Symmetric Hydrogen Bond Robert A. Bell, Gary G. Christoph, Frank R. Fronczek, and Richard E. Marsh Science 10 October 1975: 190 (4210), 151-152. [DOI:10.1126/science.190.4210.151]
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