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Title: Heterocyclic 1,3-diazepine-based thiones and selones as versatile halogen-bond acceptors
Utilizing the N -heterocyclic chalcogenones hexahydro-1,3-bis(2,4,6-trimethylphenyl)-2 H -1,3-diazepine-2-thione ( SDiazMesS ) and hexahydro-1,3-bis(2,4,6-trimethylphenyl)-2 H -1,3-diazepine-2-selone ( SDiazMesSe ) as halogen-bond acceptors, a total of 24 new cocrystals were prepared. The solid-state structures of the parent molecules were also determined, along with those of their acetonitrile solvates. Through the reaction of the chalcogen atom with molecular diiodine, a variety of S—I—I and Se—I—I fragments were formed, spanning a wide range of I—I bond orders. With acetone as a reaction solvent, molecular diiodine causes the oxidative addition of acetone to the chalcogen atom, resulting in new C—S, C—Se and C—C covalent bonds under mild conditions. The common halogen-bond donors, iodopentafluorobenzene, 1,2-, 1,3- and 1,4-diiodotetrafluorobenzene, 1,3,5-trifluorotriiodobenzene and tetraiodoethylene resulted in halogen-bond-driven cocrystal formation. In most cases, the analogous SDiazMesS and SDiazMesSe cocrystals are isomorphic.
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Award ID(s):
2050042 1560300
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Acta Crystallographica Section B Structural Science, Crystal Engineering and Materials
Page Range or eLocation-ID:
745 to 755
Sponsoring Org:
National Science Foundation
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