Research Article: Bis(butyl­triethyl­ammonium) di-μ-bromido-bis­[dibromido­mercurate(II)]

Date Published: May 01, 2012

Publisher: International Union of Crystallography

Author(s): Lei Jin.


In the title mol­ecular salt, (C10H24N)2[Hg2Br6], the complete anion is generated by crystallographic inversion symmetry, forming a pair of edge-sharing HgBr4 tetra­hedra. In the crystal, the cations and anions are linked by weak C—H⋯Br inter­actions.

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For a related structure and background to mol­ecular ferroelectrics, see: Jin (2012 ▶).