Xenon Oxyfluoride

@article{Smith1963XenonO,
  title={Xenon Oxyfluoride},
  author={D. Smith},
  journal={Science},
  year={1963},
  volume={140},
  pages={899 - 900}
}
The incomplete hydrolysis of XeF6 has been used to prepare a xenon oxyfluoride, XeOF4. The latter is a clear, colorless liquid, freezing at -41�C. The infrared and Raman spectra show that the XeOF4 molecule has a fourfold symmetry axis. The large Xe—O stretching force constant indicates the Xe—O bond has appreciable double bond character. 
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Xenon oxides, sulfides, and oxysulfides. A theoretical ab initio investigation
Abstract We present ab initio RCCSD(T)/aug-cc-pV5Z results on the closed shell systems XeO n S m with n , m  = 0, 1, 2, 3, 4 and 1 ⩽  n  +  m  ⩽ 4, a total of 14 molecules. Geometrical parameters,Expand

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have shown XeOs to have a pyramidal structure with 1030 bond angles and 1.76-A bond length. My observation of the infrared spectrum of XeOa gives v
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note the broad band of XeFn at 520 cm-', which they incorrectly assert is not associated with any of the xenon fluorides, XeF2, XeF4, or XeF
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The force constant analysis given there for BrF5 has been applied with only trivial modifications to XeOF4
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