This work was supported by the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft and the Fond der Chemischen Industrie.
Xe(OTeF5)6, A Deep-Colored Noble Gas Compound, and OXe(OTeF5)4—The Existence of Kr(OTeF5)2†
Article first published online: 22 DEC 2003
Copyright © 1979 by Verlag Chemie, GmbH, Germany
Angewandte Chemie International Edition in English
Volume 18, Issue 1, pages 66–67, January 1979
How to Cite
Lentz, D. and Seppelt, K. (1979), Xe(OTeF5)6, A Deep-Colored Noble Gas Compound, and OXe(OTeF5)4—The Existence of Kr(OTeF5)2. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. Engl., 18: 66–67. doi: 10.1002/anie.197900661
- Issue published online: 22 DEC 2003
- Article first published online: 22 DEC 2003
- Manuscript Received: 10 OCT 1978
The red-violet color of Xe(OTeF5)6(1) must be attributed to the bonding state of hexavalent xenon which possesses a nonbonding electron pair: Te(OTeF5)6 has no such pair and is colorless. The extremely light-sensitive compound (1) probably exists as a monomeric molecule with covalent bonds.