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An Investigation of the Factors that Influence the Decomposition of 7,7',8,8'-Tetracyanoquinodimethane (TCNQ) and Its Salts to, and Structural Characterization of, the ?,?-Dicyano-p-toluoylcyanide Anion

An Investigation of the Factors that Influence the Decomposition of 7,7',8,8'-Tetracyanoquinodimethane (TCNQ) and Its Salts to, and Structural Characterization of, the ?,?-Dicyano-p-toluoylcyanide Anion
An Investigation of the Factors that Influence the Decomposition of 7,7',8,8'-Tetracyanoquinodimethane (TCNQ) and Its Salts to, and Structural Characterization of, the ?,?-Dicyano-p-toluoylcyanide Anion
The kinetics of formation of alpha,alpha-dicyano-p-toluoylcyanide anion (DCTC-) by reaction of TCNQ(0) and its radical anion salts with nitrite ion have been investigated spectroscopically; the reaction of TCNQ(0) with excess nitrite is first order, whereas oxidation of TCNQ(.-) appears to proceed via TCNQ(0) as an intermediate. The first X-ray structural study of a simple DCTC- salt, K+[2.2.2] DCTC-, is also reported.
tetracyanoquinodimethane, raman
0897-4756
2319-2323
Grossel, M. C.
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Duke, A. J.
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Hibbert, D. B.
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Seddon, E. A.
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Horton, P. N.
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Weston, S. C.
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Grossel, M. C.
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Grossel, M. C., Duke, A. J., Hibbert, D. B., Lewis, I. K., Seddon, E. A., Horton, P. N. and Weston, S. C. (2000) An Investigation of the Factors that Influence the Decomposition of 7,7',8,8'-Tetracyanoquinodimethane (TCNQ) and Its Salts to, and Structural Characterization of, the ?,?-Dicyano-p-toluoylcyanide Anion. Chemistry of Materials, 12 (8), 2319-2323. (doi:10.1021/cm991160g).

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Abstract

The kinetics of formation of alpha,alpha-dicyano-p-toluoylcyanide anion (DCTC-) by reaction of TCNQ(0) and its radical anion salts with nitrite ion have been investigated spectroscopically; the reaction of TCNQ(0) with excess nitrite is first order, whereas oxidation of TCNQ(.-) appears to proceed via TCNQ(0) as an intermediate. The first X-ray structural study of a simple DCTC- salt, K+[2.2.2] DCTC-, is also reported.

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Published date: 1 August 2000
Keywords: tetracyanoquinodimethane, raman

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Local EPrints ID: 18995
URI: https://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/18995
ISSN: 0897-4756
PURE UUID: 06c1d327-5d44-4fdd-9369-f643053f05ca

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Date deposited: 17 Jan 2006
Last modified: 17 Jul 2017 16:34

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