Definition of the chalcogen bond

Corresponding Author: Giuseppe Resnati

This recommendation proposes a definition for the term “chalcogen bond”; it is recommended the term is used to designate the specific subset of inter- and intramolecular interactions formed by chalcogen atoms wherein the Group 16 element is the electrophilic site.

Public review ended 31 May 2019

IUPAC Recommendations published in PAC, Nov 2019, 91(11), pp. 1889-1892.

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