Accession Number:

ADA265293

Title:

Solid-State Structures of Guanidinium Methane-, Ethane-, and Trifluoromethanesulfonate

Descriptive Note:

Technical rept. 1 Jun 1992-31 May 1993

Corporate Author:

MINNESOTA UNIV MINNEAPOLIS DEPT OF CHEMISTRY

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1993-04-22

Pagination or Media Count:

7.0

Abstract:

The solid-state structures of guanidinium sulfonates, CNH 23 RSO3-, are being studied and the role of hydrogen bonding in controlling molecular packing assessed. We have found that guanidinium sulfonates frequently self-assemble into two-dimensional sheets formed by hydrogen bonds between the six guanidinium protons and the six sulfonate oxygen lone electron pairs. X-ray structures of guanidinium methanesulfonate, guanidinium ethanesulfonate, and guanidinium triflate are reported here. Each of these salts crystallizes in a bilayer structure of hydrogen-bonded sheets.

Subject Categories:

  • Organic Chemistry
  • Crystallography

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE