Is it possible to produce H4o2+ ion like hydronium ion(H3o+)?

Asked by  | 18th Mar, 2013, 11:53: AM

Expert Answer:

a) H3O+ would not hold on to H+  ( due to repulsion acc to law of electrostatics.)
b)  In H4O 2+   Protons tend to join other H2O Molecules rather than form H4O 2+.

Answered by  | 19th Mar, 2013, 03:56: PM

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