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ISSN: 2053-2296

December 2011 issue

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Cover illustration: A top view of the cyclo-tetra-[mu]2-hydroxido-dodeca-[mu]2-isobutyrato-octa-[mu]2-phenolato-octa­iron(III) cluster. H atoms, except those participating in hydrogen bonding, and disordered Me3C groups have been omitted for clarity. See Baca, Breukers, Ellern & Kögerler [Acta Cryst. (2011), C67, m371-m374].


Acta Cryst. (2011). C67, e15
doi: 10.1107/S0108270111046968

inorganic compounds

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Li12Cu12.60Al14.37 crystallizes as a new structure type and belongs to the Laves phases structural family. The pseudo-Frank–Kasper polyhedra are typical for the Li and Al atoms. The polyhedra around the statistical mixtures of (Cu,Al)1 and (Al,Cu)2 are distorted icosa­hedra. The electronic structure calculations by the TB–LMTO–ASA method show strong Al—Al inter­actions.

metal-organic compounds

organic compounds

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