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Educación química

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FASOLI, Héctor J.; YONNI, Fernando  and  TESTA, Juan J.. Properties of antimony triiodide photodecomposition and Lewis acidity. Educ. quím [online]. 2017, vol.28, n.1, pp.11-13. ISSN 0187-893X.  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.eq.2016.08.002.

Antimony triiodide is a versatile compound that is not studied in detail in the current Inorganic Chemistry literature at the undergraduate level. In this work we propose a simple microscale synthesis describing two other interesting properties which are not reported in the common chemical literature: photo-oxidation and acid-base reaction in non-aqueous media. The experiment can be successfully and safely achieved in a two-hour lab class at the sophomore level.

Keywords : Antimony triiodide; Microscale synthesis; Photo-oxidation; Lewis acids and bases.

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