Carbon tetroxide

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Carbon tetroxide
Carbon tetroxide.svg
Chemfm carbon tetroxyde.svg
Names
IUPAC name
1,2,3-Trioxetan-4-one
Other names
4-Trioxetanone
Identifiers
3D model (Jmol)
Properties
CO4
Molar mass 76.01 g·mol−1
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
Infobox references

Carbon tetroxide is a highly unstable oxide of carbon with formula CO
4
. It was proposed as an intermediate in the O-atom exchange between carbon dioxide (CO
2
) and oxygen (O
2
) at high temperatures.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Yeung, L. Y.; Okumura, M.; Paci, J. T.; Schatz, G. C.; Zhang, J.; Minton, T. K. (2009). "Hyperthermal O-Atom Exchange Reaction O2 + CO2 through a CO4 Intermediate". Journal of the American Chemical Society. 131 (39): 13940–13942. doi:10.1021/ja903944k. PMID 19743846.