Ni(II) ions in the presence of excess of pyrophosphate catalyze the decomposition of HSO5, while forming relatively stable Ni III(P2O7)n3 4n complexes. Excess pyrophosphate stabilizes the trivalent nickel species, NiIII(P2O7)n3 4naq, i.e. increases considerably its lifetime.
- Transition metal ions
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
- Inorganic Chemistry
- Materials Chemistry