M(BO)k+1- Anions: Novel Superhalogens Based on Boronyl Ligands.

  title={M(BO)k+1- Anions: Novel Superhalogens Based on Boronyl Ligands.},
  author={Ambrish Kumar Srivastava},
  journal={The journal of physical chemistry. A},
  • A. K. Srivastava
  • Published 7 October 2021
  • Medicine, Physics
  • The journal of physical chemistry. A
Superhalogens have been a subject of continuous attraction in the last four decades due to their unusual structures and interesting applications. In the quest for new superhalogens based on boronyl (BO) ligands, we investigate M(BO)k+1- anions using a high-level ab initio CCSD(T) and B3LYP density functional method for M = Li, Na, K, Be, Mg, Ca, B, and Al. Their structures are linear for M = Li, Na, K; trigonal planar for M = Be, Mg, Ca; and tetrahedral for M = B, Al. These anions are… 

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