Bassindale, Alan R.; Pourny, Manuel; Taylor, Peter G.; Hursthouse, Michael B. and Light, Mark E.
|DOI (Digital Object Identifier) Link:||http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/anie.200351249|
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Octaspherosilicate structures have found use as scaffolds for dendrimer synthesis, as models for aluminosilicate structures, and as supports for organometallic catalysts. Space-filling models of such cages suggest there is a void at the center of the cube, but that it is questionable whether it could be filled by an atomic species. Päch and Stosser have shown that g-irradiation of octaalkyl octasilsesquioxane or octatrialkyl siloxyoctasilsesquioxane leads to hydrogenencapsulated
T8 or Q8 cages. ESR spectroscopy confirmed that the hydrogen originated from the organic substituents of the cage.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Keywords:||fluoride ion; encapsulation; silsesquioxane; anions; cage compounds; fluorides; silicon ligands; silicon|
|Academic Unit/Department:||Other Departments > Other Departments
Science > Life, Health and Chemical Sciences
|Interdisciplinary Research Centre:||Centre for Earth, Planetary, Space and Astronomical Research (CEPSAR)|
|Depositing User:||Alan Bassindale|
|Date Deposited:||25 Jul 2006|
|Last Modified:||10 Apr 2013 13:31|
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