Rate of reaction of gaseous fluorine with water vapor at 35 C

Vernon A. Slabey, Edward A. Fletcher
naca-tn-4374
Sep 1958


Fluorine and water vapor react extremely slowly or not at all in the gas phase at 35 degrees C at partial pressures of the reactants up to 40 mm of mercury. They react at surfaces; the kinetics are first order with respect to each of the reactants.

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