Crystal Structure of Krypton Difluoride at -80°C

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Science  22 Dec 1972:
Vol. 178, Issue 4067, pp. 1285-1286
DOI: 10.1126/science.178.4067.1285


Krypton difluoride is tetragonal, space group P42/ mnm, with two linear molecules per unit cell aligned in planes perpendicular to the tetrad axes. The alignment alternates by 90 degrees between successive planes. The kryptonfluorine bond distance is 1.89 ± 0.02 angstroms.

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