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Octafluorocubane radical anion – where does the extra electron sit?

Monday, August 29th, 2022

Derek Lowe reports the story[cite]10.1126/science.abq0516[/cite] that the recently synthesized octafluorocubane can absorb one electron to form a radical anion – an electron in a cube. So I thought it would be fun to compute exactly where that electron sits!