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