Potassium silver tin selenide, K2Ag2Sn2Se6

Hongyou Guo, Zenghe Li, Lin Yang, Ping Wang, Xiaoying Huang, Jing Li

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The title compound was synthesized by a reactive salt reaction at 773 K over a period of 5 d. It has a one-dimensional chain structure consisting of K+ cations and one-dimensional [Ag2Sn2Se6]2- anions. The chain is constructed by edge-sharing bitetrahedral [Sn2Se6] units connected in a 1:2 ratio via linear Ag+ ions.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1237-1238
Number of pages2
JournalActa Crystallographica Section C: Crystal Structure Communications
Issue number11
StatePublished - Nov 2001

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)


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