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Symmetrical Hydrogen Bonding in Solution: Infra-red Spectra of Organo-phosphate Complexes

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INFRA-RED studies of the extraction of beryllium (II) and iron (III) from aqueous solution by di-(2-ethylhexyl)-phosphoric acid (HDEHP) and its deuterated analogue (DDEHP) in cyclohexane and carbon tetrachloride indicate that in the species Mn+ (DEHP)n (HDEHP) n (I) the hydrogen bond is symmetrical.

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  1. Australian Atomic Energy Commission, Research Establishment, Lucas Heights, New South Wales

    • T. L. WHATELEY


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