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Research Letters in Inorganic Chemistry
Volume 2008, Article ID 147831, 3 pages
Research Letter

Mean Amplitudes of Vibration of the I F 8 Anion

Centro de Química Inorgánica (CEQUINOR/CONICET, UNLP), Facultad de Ciencias Exactas, Universidad Nacional de La Plata, C. Correo 962, 1900 La Plata, Argentina

Received 4 September 2008; Accepted 25 November 2008

Academic Editor: Konrad Seppelt

Copyright © 2008 Enrique J. Baran. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.


The mean amplitudes of vibration of the interesting I F 8 anion ( D 4 d -symmetry), containing iodine (VII), were calculated from known spectroscopic and structural data in the temperature range between 0 and 1000 K. The results are discussed in comparison with those of related species.