Xenon Tetroxide: Mass Spectrum

@article{Huston1964XenonTM,
  title={Xenon Tetroxide: Mass Spectrum},
  author={J. Huston and M. H. Studier and E. Sloth},
  journal={Science},
  year={1964},
  volume={143},
  pages={1161 - 1162}
}
The spectrum of XeO/sub 4/ is reported. The typical isotope pattern of Xe is repeated every 16 mass units up to XeO/sub 4/. The exact mass of the tetroxide was verified further by reference to the spectrum of Hg. The fragmentation pattern varied very little with the energy of the ionizing beam of electrons. The volatility of XeO/sub 4/ was demonstrated by its very rapid distillation when a liquid nitrogen bath was replaced by one of dry ice. (P.C.H.) 
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Atomic Energy Commission. We thank J. G. Maim for the sample of sodium perxenate and L. P. Moore for technical assistance