Structural analysis of liquid formamide

Michihiro Miyake, Osamu Kaji, Nobuhiro Nakagawa, Takashi Suzuki

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The structure of liquid formamide has been examined by X-ray analysis. It is concluded that there are distorted ring dimers which consist of hydrogen-bonded formamide molecules in the liquid state. The most likely model is similar to the crystal structure of formamide.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)277-281
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of the Chemical Society, Faraday Transactions 2: Molecular and Chemical Physics
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 1985
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics
  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry


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