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November 28, 2017

Octet expansion and hypervalence in dimethylidyne-λ6-sulfane.

Filed under: Historical,Hypervalency — Tags: , , , , , , , — Henry Rzepa @ 9:25 pm

I started this story by looking at octet expansion and hypervalence in non-polar hypercoordinate species such as S(-CH3)6, then moved on to S(=CH2)3. Finally now its the turn of S(≡CH)2.


November 20, 2017

Hypervalence and octet-expansion in sulfur hexafluoride.

Filed under: Hypervalency — Tags: , , , , — Henry Rzepa @ 3:01 pm

Following on from discussing octet expansion in species such as SeMe6, ClMe3 and ClMe5, I felt impelled to return to SF6, often used as an icon for hypervalence.


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