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Oxygen: Inorganic Chemistry

  1. Mohan S. Bharara,
  2. David A. Atwood

Published Online: 15 DEC 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781119951438.eibc0162

Encyclopedia of Inorganic and Bioinorganic Chemistry

Encyclopedia of Inorganic and Bioinorganic Chemistry

How to Cite

Bharara, M. S. and Atwood, D. A. 2011. Oxygen: Inorganic Chemistry . Encyclopedia of Inorganic and Bioinorganic Chemistry. .

Author Information

  1. University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 DEC 2011

Abstract

The present review will provide a systematic and complete coverage of the formation, chemical properties, and reactivity of a wide range of common oxygen-containing species. These include dioxygen, ozone, hydrogen peroxide, oxide, superoxide, and hydroxide, as well as the radical forms of most of these species.

Keywords:

  • oxidation;
  • radical;
  • oxygen;
  • ozone;
  • oxide;
  • peroxide;
  • superoxide;
  • hydroxide