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Keywords:

  • bond theory;
  • noble gases;
  • quantum chemistry;
  • xenon compound
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Marrying nobility: Quantum chemical calculations predict that the dixenon compound HXeXeF has an activation barrier for decomposition of about 11 kcal mol−1, which should be large enough to identify the molecule in a low-temperature matrix.