Xenon Tetroxide: Preparation and Some Properties

@article{Selig1964XenonTP,
  title={Xenon Tetroxide: Preparation and Some Properties},
  author={H. Selig and H. H. Claassen and C. L. Chernick and J. Malm and J. Huston},
  journal={Science},
  year={1964},
  volume={143},
  pages={1322 - 1323}
}
Xenon tetroxide is a yellow solid at low temperature. It has a vapor pressure of about 25 mm-Hg at 0�C. It is unstable at room temperature. The infrared spectrum of the vapor shows it to have tetrahedral symmetry. 
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