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The Crystal Structure of Methylammonium Chloride

Hughes, Edward W. and Lipscomb, William N. (1946) The Crystal Structure of Methylammonium Chloride. Journal of the American Chemical Society, 68 (10). pp. 1970-1975. ISSN 0002-7863. https://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:20170330-123356461

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Abstract

Values of the carbon-nitrogen single-bond distance in various compounds are of special interest because of the occurrence of this bond in amino acids, proteins and related substances. Numerous electron diffraction studies of gas molecules have yielded values of about 1.47 Å, which are consistent with the usual table of covalent radii. On the other hand, distances ranging from 1.39 to 1.49 Å. have recently been reported in X-ray crystal structure investigations of compounds containing tetracovalent nitrogen. Because of these many different values it was thought desirable to investigate the carbon-nitrogen distance in a simple crystal in which a minimum number of parameters needed determination; methylammonium chloride appeared to be such a crystal.


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Additional Information:© 1946 American Chemical Society. Received March 29, 1946. We are indebted to Professor Verner Schomaker for helpful discussions and to Mary S. Lipscomb for assistance with the calculations.
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Official Citation:The Crystal Structure of Methylammonium Chloride Edward W. Hughes and William N. Lipscomb Journal of the American Chemical Society 1946 68 (10), 1970-1975 DOI: 10.1021/ja01214a029
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