Accession Number : AD0645468

Title :   A STUDY OF BORON HALIDE-GROUP V HALIDE COMPLEXES.

Descriptive Note : Physical sciences research papers,

Corporate Author : AIR FORCE CAMBRIDGE RESEARCH LABS L G HANSCOM FIELD MASS

Personal Author(s) : Armington,A. F. ; Weiner,J. R. ; Moates,G. H.

Report Date : SEP 1966

Pagination or Media Count : 16

Abstract : Attempts were made to produce Lewis acid complexes of boron triiodide, tribromide and trichloride with the triiodides, tribromides and trichlorides of phosphorus, arsenic and antimony. The experimental method used involved the combining of the reagents in carbon disulfide at reduced temperatures. Of the 27 possible complexes, only 6 were formed. Of these only 4 complexes are stable. These are boron triiodide-phosphorus triiodide, boron triiodide-phosphorus bromide, boron-tribromide-phosphorus triiodide and boron tribromide-phosphorus bromide. Boron-triiodide-phosphorus trichloride and boron tribromide-phosphorus trichloride formed, were not stable, however, and did undergo cross halogenation and decomposition. Results of this are compared with other studies for these compounds which have been prepared in the literature. Some properties of the stable complexes are evaluated qualitatively. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*COMPLEX COMPOUNDS, SYNTHESIS(CHEMISTRY)), (*BORON COMPOUNDS, COMPLEX COMPOUNDS), (*PHOSPHORUS COMPOUNDS, COMPLEX COMPOUNDS), (*ARSENIC COMPOUNDS, COMPLEX COMPOUNDS), (*ANTIMONY COMPOUNDS, COMPLEX COMPOUNDS), IODIDES, BROMIDES, CHLORIDES, INORGANIC ACIDS, STABILITY, DECOMPOSITION, HALOGENATION, SUBLIMATION, SOLUBILITY

Subject Categories : Physical Chemistry

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE