International Tables for Crystallography

Typical interatomic distances: organic compounds
F. H. Allen, D. G. Watson, L. Brammer, A. G. Orpen and R. Taylor. International Tables for Crystallography (2006). Vol. C, ch. 9.5, pp. 790-811  [ doi:10.1107/97809553602060000621 ]


Mean bond lengths for organic compounds, derived from the Cambridge Structural Database, are tabulated for 625 different bond types involving the elements C, H, N, O, B, F, P, S, Cl, As, Se, Br, Te and I. Associated statistical information characterizes each of the distributions, which are derived from both X-ray and neutron diffraction data.

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