Geng Bang Jin

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Black single crystals of A(6)Cu(12)U(2)S(15) (A = K, Rb, Cs) have been synthesized by the reactive flux method. These isostructural compounds crystallize in the cubic space group Ia ̅3d at room temperature. The structure comprises a three-dimensional framework built from US(6) octahedra and CuS(3) trigonal planar units with A cations residing in the(More)
Black prisms of UFeS(3) and UFeSe(3) have been synthesized by solid-state reactions of U, Fe, and S or Se with CsCl as a flux at 1173 K. The structure of these isostructural compounds consists of layers of edge- and corner-sharing FeS(6) or FeSe(6) octahedra that are separated by layers of face- and edge-sharing US(8) or USe(8) bicapped trigonal prisms. The(More)
Black crystals of Np(PS(4)), Np(P(2)S(6))(2), K(11)Np(7)(PS(4))(13), and Rb(11)Np(7)(PS(4))(13) have been synthesized by the reactions of Np, P(2)S(5), and S at 1173 and 973 K; Np, K(2)S, P, and S at 773 K; and Np, Rb(2)S(3), P, and S at 823 K, respectively. The structures of these compounds have been characterized by single-crystal X-ray diffraction(More)
Green crystals of (NpO(2))(2)(SeO(4))(H(2)O)(4), (NpO(2))(2)(SeO(4))(H(2)O)(2), and (NpO(2))(2)(SeO(4))(H(2)O) have been prepared by hydrothermal methods. The structures of these compounds have been characterized by single-crystal X-ray diffraction. (NpO(2))(2)(SeO(4))(H(2)O)(4), isostructural with (NpO(2))(2)(SO(4))(H(2)O)(4), is constructed from layers(More)
Black prisms of Np(3)Q(5) (Q = S, Se) have been synthesized by the stoichiometric reactions between Np and Q at 1173 K in a CsCl flux. The structures of these compounds were characterized by single-crystal X-ray diffraction methods. The Np(3)Q(5) compounds are isostructural with U(3)Q(5). The structure of Np(3)Q(5) is constructed from layers of Np(1)Q(8)(More)
Green crystals of Na(NpO(2))(SeO(4))(H(2)O) (1), Na(3)(NpO(2))(SeO(4))(2)(H(2)O) (2), and Na(3)(NpO(2))(SeO(4))(2)(H(2)O)(2) (3) have been prepared by a hydrothermal method for 1 or evaporation from aqueous solutions for 2 and 3. The structures of these compounds have been characterized by single-crystal X-ray diffraction. Compound 1 is isostructural with(More)
Cation-cation interactions (CCIs) are an essential feature of actinyl chemistry, particularly neptunyl(V). To better understand the formation mechanisms of CCIs, the crystallization process of Np(V) CCI compounds has been explored during the evaporation of acidic Np(V) stock solutions using X-ray diffraction and both ex situ and in situ Raman spectroscopy.(More)
Ln3LuSe6 (Ln = La, Ce), beta-LnLuSe3 (Ln = Pr, Nd), and LnxLu4-xSe6 (Ln = Sm, Gd; x = 1.82, 1.87) have been synthesized using a Sb2Se3 flux at 1000 degrees C. Ln3LuSe6 (Ln = La, Ce) adopts the U3ScS6-type three-dimensional structure, which is constructed from two-dimensional 2(infinity)[Ln3Se6](3-) slabs with the gaps between these slabs being filled by(More)
Single crystals of Np2Se5 have been prepared through the reactions of Np and Se at 1223 K in an Sb2Se3 flux. The structure of Np2Se5, which has been characterized by single-crystal X-ray diffraction methods, crystallizes in the tetragonal space group P42/nmc. The crystallographic unit cell includes one unique Np and two Se positions. Se(1) atoms form(More)
The five quaternary neptunium compounds KCuNpS3, RbCuNpS3, CsCuNpS3, KAgNpS3, and CsAgNpS3 (AMNpS3) have been synthesized by the reaction of Np, Cu or Ag, S, and K2S or Rb2S3 or Cs2S3 at 793 K (Rb) or 873 K. These isostructural compounds crystallize as black rectangular plates in the KCuZrS3 structure type in space group Cmcm of the orthorhombic system. The(More)