Surprising coordination for low-valent actinides resembling uranyl(vi) in thorium(iv) organic hybrid layered and framework structures based on a graphene-like (6,3) sheet topology.

@article{Li2016SurprisingCF,
  title={Surprising coordination for low-valent actinides resembling uranyl(vi) in thorium(iv) organic hybrid layered and framework structures based on a graphene-like (6,3) sheet topology.},
  author={Yuxiang Li and Zhehui Weng and Yanlong Wang and Lanhua Chen and Daopeng Sheng and Juan Diwu and Zhifang Chai and Thomas E. Albrecht‐Schmitt and Shuao Wang},
  journal={Dalton transactions},
  year={2016},
  volume={45 3},
  pages={
          918-21
        }
}
Three thorium(iv)-based metal-organic hybrid compounds with 2D layered and 3D framework structures exhibiting graphene-like (6,3) sheet topologies were prepared with linkers with threefold symmetry. These compounds contain rare and relatively anisotropic coordination environments for low-valent actinides that are similar to those often observed for high-valent actinide ions. 
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