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The size of actinoid(III) ions - structural analysis vs. common misinterpretations

Lundberg, Daniel and Persson, Ingmar (2016). The size of actinoid(III) ions - structural analysis vs. common misinterpretations. Coordination Chemistry Reviews. 318 :1 , 131-134
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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ccr.2016.04.003


A fundamental property of ions is their size, a known fact since before the acceptance of the modern atom model. The common way to describe the size of an ion is to determine its radius, defined as one of a pair of radii adding up to the bond distance between the centers of two nuclei. There are numerous factors that influence the ionic radius of a metal ion, where both valence and coordination number are essential when explaining reactivity, complexation, and chemical behavior. The similarity in ionic radii and chemical behavior between the elements in the lanthanoid and actinoid series is well-known and frequently used, making members of the former safe substitutes to avoid hazardous experiments with the radioactive actinoids. This review establishes reliable ionic radii for the nine-coordinate actinoid(III) ions, based on reported structural data, shedding light upon common misconceptions and clarifying the relationship between the ionic radii in the lantanoid and actinoid series.

Authors/Creators:Lundberg, Daniel and Persson, Ingmar
Title:The size of actinoid(III) ions - structural analysis vs. common misinterpretations
Series Name/Journal:Coordination Chemistry Reviews
Year of publishing :2016
Page range:131-134
Number of Pages:4
Publication Type:Article Review/Survey
Article category:Scientific peer reviewed
Version:Accepted version
Full Text Status:Public
Agris subject categories.:X Agricola extesions > X50 Chemistry
Subjects:(A) Swedish standard research categories 2011 > 1 Natural sciences > 104 Chemical Sciences > Physical Chemistry
Keywords:Ionic radii, Actinoid(III), Lanthanoid(III), O-Donor ligands, Periodic trends
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ID Code:13891
Faculty:NJ - Fakulteten för naturresurser och jordbruksvetenskap
Department:(NL, NJ) > Department of Chemistry and Biotechnology (140101-161231)
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Deposited On:21 Dec 2016 07:37
Metadata Last Modified:09 Sep 2020 14:17

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