Xenon Tetrafluoride: Crystal Structure

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Science  11 Jan 1963:
Vol. 139, Issue 3550, pp. 106-107
DOI: 10.1126/science.139.3550.106


On the basis of a three-dimensional x-ray analysis, the xenon tetrafluoride molecule in the solid is planar; the approximate symmetry is D4h. The average distance between the xenon and the fluorine is 1.92 ± 0.03 Å.

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