pentafluoride

pentafluoride

[‚pen·tə′flu̇r‚īd]
(chemistry)
A chemical compound onto which five fluoride atoms are bonded.
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1963): The use of bromine pentafluoride in the extraction of oxygen from oxides and silicates for isotopic analysis.
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Moreover its acidity can be still further increased by the addition of a pentafluoride such as [SbF.
Olah obtained his first results by mixing hydrogen fluoride with antimony pentafluoride to produce a superacid so strong it could pluck atoms from hydrocarbon molecules, leaving behind an alkyl cation -- a molecule normally too unstable to be studied.