Interhalogen Compounds

Reaction between two different halogens Types: XX’, XX’3, XX’5 and XX’7 X – Halogen of larger size, more electropositive X’- Halogen of smaller size Preparation: Direct combination. Product depends on the concentrations of the reactants. Cl₂ + F₂ → 2ClF Cl₂ + 3F₂ → 2ClF₃ Properties: Covalent molecules Diamagnetic Volatile solids/liquids {except ClF which is Read more about Interhalogen Compounds[…]