Triple-Bonded Boron Opens New Chemical World, Julius Maximilian University of Wurzberg Study
6/15/2012 7:07:29 AM
In a vacuum-sealed flask on a lab bench in Germany sits an emerald-green crystal that will cause some jaws to drop. The crystal is the first stable compound containing a triple chemical bond between two boron atoms, a feat that had previously been limited to only two other non-metal elements – carbon and nitrogen.
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