SF6 & NSF3 boiling points

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Guzman_1J
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SF6 & NSF3 boiling points

Postby Guzman_1J » Sun Dec 08, 2019 12:13 am

Why does NSF3 have a higher boiling point than SF6?

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Re: SF6 & NSF3 boiling points

Postby karinaseth_1A » Sun Dec 08, 2019 12:18 am

NSF3 has dipole-dipole interactions that SF6 doesn't. SF6 is octahredral which means all the dipoles cancel out, but that is not the case in NSF3.


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