Chinese Science Bulletin

, Volume 46, Issue 1, pp 45–48 | Cite as

Synthesis, crystal structure and thermal behavior of Rb(NTO) · H2O

  • Mancheng Hu
  • Shiyang Gao
  • Zhihong Liu
  • Jirong Song
  • Shuping Xia
  • Kaibei Yu


The Rb(NTO) · H2O crystal has been synthesized by reaction of 3-nitro-1,2,4-triazole-5-one (NTO) with Rb2CO3 in aqueous solution. Its crystal structure has been determined. The crystal belongs to monoclinic system. Crystal structure data: space group P211n; a=0.633 0(1),b = 0.824 1(2),c =1.296 4(3) nm; β =97.90(1)°;V= 0.669 9 (2) nm3,Z = 4,D c = 2.306 g/cm3, μ = 7.365 nm−1, F(000) = 448. An eight coordinated compound is formed between Rb+ with oxygen atoms and nitrogen atoms. A layer structure is formed by coordination bonds and hydrogen bonds. The thermal decomposition mechanism of this coordination compound is discussed.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mancheng Hu
    • 1
  • Shiyang Gao
    • 1
  • Zhihong Liu
    • 1
  • Jirong Song
    • 2
  • Shuping Xia
    • 1
  • Kaibei Yu
    • 3
  1. 1.Institute of Applied ChemistryShaanxi Normal UniversityXi’anChina
  2. 2.Department of Chemical EngineeringNorthwest UniversityXi’anChina
  3. 3.Chengdu Branch of Chinese Academy of SciencesChengduChina

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