Xenon forms some important compounds with oxygen like XeO3, XeOF4 XeO2F2.
Preparation of Xenon-oxygen compounds:
Various xenon-oxygen compounds are prepared as follows:
Partial Hydrolysis XeOF4
Partial Hydrolysis also gives XeO2F4
Properties of Xenon-oxygen compounds:
XeO3 is a colourless explosive solid having a trigonal pyramidal structure.
XeOF4 is a colourless volatile liquid with a square pyramidal