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Method of synthesis of anhydrous thorium(IV) complexes

United States Patent

April 30, 2013
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Method of producing anhydrous thorium(IV) tetrahalide complexes, utilizing Th(NO.sub.3).sub.4(H.sub.2O).sub.x, where x is at least 4, as a reagent; method of producing thorium-containing complexes utilizing ThCl.sub.4(DME).sub.2 as a precursor; method of producing purified ThCl.sub.4(ligand).sub.x compounds, where x is from 2 to 9; and novel compounds having the structures: ##STR00001##
Kiplinger; Jaqueline L. (Los Alamos, NM), Cantat; Thibault (Issy les Moulineaux, FR)
Los Alamos National Security, LLC (Los Alamas, NM)
12/ 778,891
May 12, 2010
STATEMENT OF FEDERAL RIGHTS The United States government has rights in this invention pursuant to Contract No. DE-AC52-06NA25396 between the United States Department of Energy and Los Alamos National Security, LLC for the operation of Los Alamos National Laboratory.