• A note on the nature of the metal-carbon bond in organo-alkali compounds

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      Lattice Energy; Ionic Character; Sodium Iodide; Sodium Bromide; Diethyl Zinc

    • Abstract


      A consideration of the properties of the alkali alkyls shows clearly that the compounds are essentially salt-like in nature, the bond between the alkali ion and the alkide ions being ionic in character.

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      S V Anantakrishnan1

      1. Department of Chemistry, Madras Christian College, Tambaram
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