Xenon-fluorine compounds

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Xenon-fluorine compounds

Xenon forms three binary fluorides, XeF2, XeF4 and XeF6 .

Preparation of Xenon-fluorine compounds:

Xenon-fluorine compounds

Properties of Xenon-fluorine compounds:

XeF2 is linear, XeF4 is square planar and XeF6 is distorted octahedral.

Xenon-fluorine compounds

XeF2, XeF4 and XeF6 are colourless crystalline solids

They are readily hydrolysed.

Xenon-fluorine compounds

They react with fluoride ion acceptors to form cationic species and fluoride ion donors to form fluoroanions.

Xenon-fluorine compounds

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