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Raman Spectra of Oxonium Compounds


M. WOLKENSTEIN and G. K. Syrkin have published in a recent communication in NATURE1 the Raman spectrum of equimolecular mixtures of ether and hydrogen chloride in the liquid state1. In 1935 we studied2 the Raman spectrum of the system ethyl ether plus hydrogen bromide at low temperatures (228° K.) and announced there further work on this subject. The publication of these results was delayed owing to unforeseen circumstances.

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  1. Wolkenstein, M., and Syrkin, J. K., NATURE, 139, 288 (1937).

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  2. Briegleb, G., and Lauppe, W., Z. phys. Chem., (B) 28, 154 (1935).

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BRIEGLEB, G., LAUPPE, W. Raman Spectra of Oxonium Compounds. Nature 140, 236–237 (1937).

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