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The decomposition of hypobromous acid

4HBrO ⇄ 2H2O + 2Br2 + O2
2HBrO ⇄ H2O + 2[Br] + [O]

The decomposition of hypobromous acid to produce water, bromine and oxygen. This reaction takes place initiated by the absorption of energy in the form of light and a catalyst. In this reaction, the catalyst is can be platinum, iron.

As a result, reaction is produced atomic oxygen and atomic bromine.

Picture of reaction: img1 BB html

Сoding to search: 4 HBrO cnd [ temp hν ] = 2 H2O + 2 Br2 { Br } + O2 { O }

Add / Edited: 24.02.2015 /

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