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The krypton factor

Nature Chemistry (05 March 2010) | Download Citation

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A krypton difluoride coordination compound — where it acts as a ligand to a bromine atom — has been synthesized and studied.

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  • 09 March 2010

    In the version of this Research Highlight originally published, in the first paragraph the example of a Lewis-based adduct and final sentence were misleading, these have now been corrected.


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    , , , & A rare example of a krypton difluoride coordination compound: [BrOF2][AsF6] 2KrF2. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 10.1021/ja9098559 (2010).

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