Spectroelectrochemical identification of a pentavalent uranyl tetrachloro complex in room-temperature ionic liquid

Toshinari Ogura, Koichiro Takao, Kotoe Sasaki, Tsuyoshi Arai, Yasuhisa Ikeda

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Reduction of UVIO2Cl42- in a mixture of 1-ethyl-3-methylimidazolium tetrafluoroborate and its chloride at E°′ =-0.996 V vs Fc/Fc+ and 298 K affords U VO2Cl43-, which is kinetically stable and exhibits typical character of UV in the UV-vis-NIR absorption spectrum.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)10525-10527
Number of pages3
JournalInorganic Chemistry
Issue number21
Publication statusPublished - 2011 Nov 7


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  • Inorganic Chemistry
  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry

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