Trimethylbromosilane and 3,4-lutidine form a 1:1 compound which is stable at room temperature. Single crystals of this compound can be isolated by sublimation. It crystallizes in the orthorhombic space group P 2121,21, with lattice constants a = 737,08(9) pm, b = 1295,7(1) pm, c = 1318,8(3) pm. The crystal structure was refined to Rw = 0,042 and proves an ionic structure.
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