Research & Teaching Faculty

What is halogen bonding?

Principal Investigator: 

Chantal Mustoe

Timur Karimov

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We have begun to explore the electronic nature of halogen bonding, a type of intermolecular interaction that has been termed a halogen version of a hydrogen bond. In collaboration with Paul Beer (Oxford), we are probing the details of this type of bonding in well-defined systems synthesized at Oxford.


NSERC Discovery Grant

novel chemical reactivity