1,4,7,10-tetraoxacyclododecane. An aprotic solvent for the alkali metals

Robert R. Dewald, Steven R. Jones, Brian S. Schwartz

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Sodium was found to dissolve in 1,4,7,10-tetraoxacyclododecane forming stable and highly concentrated blue metal anion solutions in the presence of added lithium chloride, while potassium, rubidium, and caesium form metastable blue solutions.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)272-273
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of the Chemical Society, Chemical Communications
Issue number6
StatePublished - Jan 1 1980
Externally publishedYes

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  • Molecular Medicine


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