Ionothermal synthesis and crystal structures of metal phosphate chains

David S. Wragg, Benjamin Le Ouay, Andrew M. Beale, Matthew G. O'Brien, Alexandra M. Z. Slawin, John E. Warren, Timothy J. Prior, Russell E. Morris

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Abstract

We have prepared isostructural aluminium and gallium phosphate chains by ionothermal reactions in 1-ethyl-3-methylimidazolium bromide and 1-ethylpyridinium bromide under a variety of conditions. The chains can be prepared as pure phases or along with three dimensional framework phases. The chains are favoured at shorter heating times and the crystallinity can be improved by addition of transition metal acetates and amines which are not included in the final structure. The chain can be prepared with or without the presence of hydrofluoric acid. (C) 2010 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1625-1631
Number of pages7
JournalJournal of Solid State Chemistry
Volume183
Issue number7
Early online date11 May 2010
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jul 2010

Keywords

  • Ionothermal synthesis
  • X-ray diffraction
  • Crystal structure
  • Chain
  • TEMPERATURE IONIC LIQUIDS
  • OPEN-FRAMEWORK STRUCTURES
  • GALLIUM PHOSPHATE
  • MOLECULAR-SIEVES
  • ORGANIC FRAMEWORKS
  • INORGANIC SOLIDS
  • ALUMINOPHOSPHATE
  • GALLOPHOSPHATE
  • SOLVENTS
  • COMPLEXES

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