Issue Date: February 13, 2012
Boron Runs Rings Around Metals
A multi-institution research team has created wheel-like TaB10– and NbB10– clusters that set a record for the highest coordination number in any planar molecule (Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., DOI: 10.1002/anie.201107880). Alexander I. Boldyrev of Utah State University and Lai-Sheng Wang of Brown University and coworkers have often teamed up to engineer seemingly impossible . . .
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