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Proceedings of the Indian Academy of Sciences - Section A

, Volume 59, Issue 4, pp 263-267

Reactions with disulphur monoxide solutions obtained by the reduction of cupric oxide by elemental sulphur

  • S. R. SatyanarayanaAffiliated withDepartment of Inorganic and Physical Chemistry, Indian Institute of Science
  • , A. R. Vasudeva MurthyAffiliated withDepartment of Inorganic and Physical Chemistry, Indian Institute of Science

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Summary

When the products of reaction between elemental sulphur and copper oxide at elevated temperature in vacuum are bubbled through chilled inert organic solvents like carbontetrachloride, orange-yellow solutions were obtained indicating the presence of lower oxide of sulphur. This lower oxide has been found to be disulphur monoxide as shown by three different types of reactions; (1) Mercury decomposition, (2) Reaction with hydrogen iodide and hydrolytic reaction in an alkaline homogeneous medium.