B1 Non-refereed journal articles
Definition of the chalcogen bond (IUPAC Recommendations 2019) (2019)

Aakeroy, C. B., Bryce, D. L., Desiraju, G. R., Frontera, A., Legon, A. C., Nicotra, F., Rissanen, K., Scheiner, S., Terraneo, G., Metrangolo, P., & Resnati, G. (2019). Definition of the chalcogen bond (IUPAC Recommendations 2019). Pure and Applied Chemistry, 91(11), 1889-1892. https://doi.org/10.1515/pac-2018-0713

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All authors or editors: Aakeroy, Christer B.; Bryce, David L.; Desiraju, Gautam R.; Frontera, Antonio; Legon, Anthony C.; Nicotra, Francesco; Rissanen, Kari; Scheiner, Steve; Terraneo, Giancarlo; Metrangolo, Pierangelo; et al.

Journal or series: Pure and Applied Chemistry

ISSN: 0033-4545

eISSN: 1365-3075

Publication year: 2019

Volume: 91

Issue number: 11

Pages range: 1889-1892

Publisher: De Gruyter

Publication country: Germany

Publication language: English

DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/pac-2018-0713

Publication open access: Openly available

Publication channel open access: Partially open access channel

Publication is parallel published (JYX): https://jyx.jyu.fi/handle/123456789/67078


This recommendation proposes a definition for the term “chalcogen bond”; it is recommended the term is used to designate the specific subset of inter- and intramolecular interactions formed by chalcogen atoms wherein the Group 16 element is the electrophilic site.

Keywords: chemical bonds; supramolecular chemistry; nomenclature

Free keywords: chalcogen bond; nomenclature; noncovalent interactions; self-assembly; supramolecular chemistry

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Ministry reporting: Yes

Reporting Year: 2019

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