Astatine bromide

Summary

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Names
IUPAC name
Astatine monobromide
Other names
Astatine bromide
Identifiers
3D model (JSmol)
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  • InChI=1S/AtBr/c1-2
  • InChI=1/AtBr/c1-2
  • [At+].[Br-]
Properties
AtBr
Molar mass 289.904 g/mol
Related compounds
Other anions
Astatine monoiodide
Astatine monochloride
Related compounds
Bromine monochloride
Bromine monofluoride
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
Infobox references

Astatine bromide is an interhalogen compound with the chemical formula AtBr.

Production

Astatine bromide is produced by the reaction of astatine with an aqueous solution of iodine monobromide:

2 At + 2 IBr → 2 AtBr + I2[1]

Astatine bromide also can produce by react elemental astatine and bromine:[2]

2 At+Br2→2 AtBr

References

  1. ^ Zuckerman & Hagen 1989, p. 31.
  2. ^ Argonne National Laboratory Annual Report 1965. pp 62. chemistry of astatine. (Google Book)

Bibliography

  • Zuckerman, J J; Hagen, A P (1989). Inorganic Reactions and Methods, the Formation of Bonds to Halogens. John Wiley & Sons. ISBN 978-0-471-18656-4.