Electrochemical Growth of Highly Conducting Inorganic Complexes

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Science  08 Oct 1976:
Vol. 194, Issue 4261, pp. 189
DOI: 10.1126/science.194.4261.189


The formation of single crystals of highly conducting inorganic complexes, for example, K2Pt(CN)4X0.3 · 3H2O (X = Cl, Br), K1.75Pt(CN)4 · 1.5 H2O, or K1.64Pt(O2C2O2) · 2H2O, has been effected via electrochemical growth from concentrated aqueous solutions of potassium tetracyanoplatinate(II) and potassium bis(oxalato)platinate(II).