Tellurium(IV) bromide

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Tellurium(IV) bromide, also known as tellurium tetrabromide, is a chemical compound. Its chemical formula is TeBr4. It contains tellurium and bromide ions. The tellurium is in the +4 oxidation state.

Properties[change | change source]

Tellurium(IV) bromide is a yellow-orange solid. It conducts electricity when molten. It decomposes to bromine and tellurium(II) bromide when heated strongly.

Preparation[change | change source]

It is made by reacting tellurium with bromine.

Uses[change | change source]

Tellurium(IV) bromide can be used to make complexes with organic molecules.

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