Aakeroy, C., Bryce, D., Desiraju, G., et al.
Pure and Applied Chemistry, 2019
Volume 91, Issue 11, pp. 1889-1892
This recommendation proposes a definition for the term “chalcogen bond”; it is recommended that the term is used to designate the specific subset of inter- and intramolecular interactions formed by chalcogen atoms wherein the Group 16 element is the electrophilic site.
chalcogen bond (ChB)
net attractive interaction between an electrophilic region associated with a chalcogen atom in a molecular entity and a nucleophilic region in another, or the same, molecular entity.
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