Ionic Radon Solutions

@article{Stein1970IonicRS,
  title={Ionic Radon Solutions},
  author={Lawrence Stein},
  journal={Science},
  year={1970},
  volume={168},
  pages={362 - 364}
}
  • L. Stein
  • Published 17 April 1970
  • Environmental Science, Chemistry
  • Science
Radon is oxidized between -195� and 25�C by chlorine fluorides, bromine fluorides, iodine heptafluoride, and NiF62- ion in hydrogen fluoride with the formation of stable solutions of radon fluoride. Electromigration studies show that the radon is present as a cation, possibly Rn2+ or RnF+, in several conducting solutions. 
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