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Temprature of Potassium suproxide

  1. Jul 1, 2004 #1
    Temperature of Potassium superoxide

    Hello,
    Does anyone know what are the temperatures of Potassium suproxide, potassium peroxide and potassium oxide on which they fall apart(oxigen goes away)?

    How can I make KO2 in some syntesis?
     
    Last edited: Jul 5, 2004
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  3. Jul 2, 2004 #2
    Do you mean bond dissociation energies?

    I think that the reaction,

    [tex]
    K + O_{2} ---> KO_{2}
    [/tex]

    does take place (at high temp.). Correct me if I am wrong...


    Cheers
    Vivek
     
  4. Jul 4, 2004 #3
    I ment in the other way:

    KO2 ----> K + O2

    On what temperature it happens?
    Thanks.
     
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