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Title: Actinide halide complexes

Abstract

A compound is described of the formula MX[sub n]L[sub m] wherein M is a metal atom selected from the group consisting of thorium, plutonium, neptunium or americium, X is a halide atom, n is an integer selected from the group of three or four, L is a coordinating ligand selected from the group consisting of aprotic Lewis bases having an oxygen-, nitrogen-, sulfur-, or phosphorus-donor, and m is an integer selected from the group of three or four for monodentate ligands or is the integer two for bidentate ligands, where the sum of n+m equals seven or eight for monodentate ligands or five or six for bidentate ligands. A compound of the formula MX[sub n] wherein M, X, and n are as previously defined, and a process of preparing such actinide metal compounds are described including admixing the actinide metal in an aprotic Lewis base as a coordinating solvent in the presence of a halogen-containing oxidant.

Inventors:
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Issue Date:
OSTI Identifier:
7232995
Patent Number(s):
5166324 A
Application Number:
PPN: US 7-651864
Assignee:
Dept. of Energy, Washington, DC (United States) PTO; EDB-94-089604
DOE Contract Number:  
W-7405-ENG-36
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 7 Feb 1991
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
38 RADIATION CHEMISTRY, RADIOCHEMISTRY, AND NUCLEAR CHEMISTRY; AMERICIUM COMPOUNDS; CHEMICAL PREPARATION; HALIDES; NEPTUNIUM COMPOUNDS; PLUTONIUM COMPOUNDS; THORIUM COMPOUNDS; CHEMICAL COMPOSITION; ACTINIDE COMPOUNDS; HALOGEN COMPOUNDS; SYNTHESIS; TRANSPLUTONIUM COMPOUNDS; TRANSURANIUM COMPOUNDS; 400702* - Radiochemistry & Nuclear Chemistry- Properties of Radioactive Materials

Citation Formats

Avens, L.R., Zwick, B.D., Sattelberger, A.P., Clark, D.L., and Watkin, J.G. Actinide halide complexes. United States: N. p., 1992. Web.
Avens, L.R., Zwick, B.D., Sattelberger, A.P., Clark, D.L., & Watkin, J.G. Actinide halide complexes. United States.
Avens, L.R., Zwick, B.D., Sattelberger, A.P., Clark, D.L., and Watkin, J.G. Tue . "Actinide halide complexes". United States.
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title = {Actinide halide complexes},
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abstractNote = {A compound is described of the formula MX[sub n]L[sub m] wherein M is a metal atom selected from the group consisting of thorium, plutonium, neptunium or americium, X is a halide atom, n is an integer selected from the group of three or four, L is a coordinating ligand selected from the group consisting of aprotic Lewis bases having an oxygen-, nitrogen-, sulfur-, or phosphorus-donor, and m is an integer selected from the group of three or four for monodentate ligands or is the integer two for bidentate ligands, where the sum of n+m equals seven or eight for monodentate ligands or five or six for bidentate ligands. A compound of the formula MX[sub n] wherein M, X, and n are as previously defined, and a process of preparing such actinide metal compounds are described including admixing the actinide metal in an aprotic Lewis base as a coordinating solvent in the presence of a halogen-containing oxidant.},
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