Journal of Solution Chemistry

, Volume 14, Issue 1, pp 41–48 | Cite as

Phosphoric acid solutions. I: Molecular association in a 57.8 molal aqueous solution

  • David L. Wertz
  • Gary A. Cook
Article

Abstract

A 57.8 molal solution of orthophosphoric acid (85% w/w) has been studied by the wide angle X-ray scattering method. Both the ARDF and the intensity curve are consistent with a hydrogen-bonded ring structure for the dimeric (H3PO4)2.

Key words

Solute association ring dimers 

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© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1985

Authors and Affiliations

  • David L. Wertz
  • Gary A. Cook
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of ChemistryUniversity of Southern MississippiHattiesburg

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