Intermediates in photoinduced reactions of Hg22+ in aqueous solution

Ottó Horváth, Ildikó Mikó

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Formation of the Hg+ radical ion has been detected in the flash photolysis of Hg22+ in aqueous solution, with a quantum yield of 0.16 (λir=266 nm). The longer-lived Hg2+ intermediate has also been identified as a product in a further reaction of Hg+.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)143-145
Number of pages3
JournalInorganic Chemistry Communications
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - Apr 1 1999



  • Flash photolysis
  • Mercury(I)
  • Transient absorbance

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
  • Inorganic Chemistry
  • Materials Chemistry

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