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The intramolecular β-fluorine⋯ammonium interaction in 4- and 8-membered rings.

Gooseman, N.E.J.; O'Hagan, D.; Slawin, A.M.Z.; Teale, A.M.; Tozer, D.J.; Young, R.J.


N.E.J. Gooseman

D. O'Hagan

A.M.Z. Slawin

A.M. Teale

R.J. Young


The structures of 3-fluoroazetidinium hydrochloride and 3-fluoro-1,5-diazacyclooctane hydrobromide are explored both by X-ray diffraction analysis and DFT calculations, and the conformations of these molecules are shown to be significantly influenced by the through space C–F⋯N+ interaction.

Journal Article Type Article
Acceptance Date May 26, 2006
Online Publication Date Jun 21, 2006
Publication Date 2006
Journal Chemical Communications
Print ISSN 1359-7345
Electronic ISSN 1364-548X
Publisher Royal Society of Chemistry
Peer Reviewed Peer Reviewed
Issue 30
Pages 3190-3192
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