Krypton Difluoride: Preparation and Handling

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Science  20 Sep 1963:
Vol. 141, Issue 3586, pp. 1171
DOI: 10.1126/science.141.3586.1171


Krypton difluoride was prepared by irradiation of krypton and fluorine in an electron beam (1.5 Mev) at -150°C. The compound is a white crystalline solid, stable only at temperatures below about -30°C.

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