Visualization of a discrete solid-state process with steady-state X-ray diffraction: Observation of hopping of sulfur atoms in single crystals of realgar

Panče Naumov, Petre Makreski, Gjorgji Petruševski, Tomče Runčevski, Gligor Jovanovski

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A molecular movie showing migration of a sulfur atom between molecules of realgar (α-As4S4) was obtained by a series of structure determinations of the dark stage of this all-solid autocatalytic reaction set.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)11398-11401
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of the American Chemical Society
Issue number33
StatePublished - Aug 25 2010


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • Chemistry(all)
  • Biochemistry
  • Colloid and Surface Chemistry

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