what are the properties of oxides of nitrogen ?

Asked by Upendra Ks | 26th Dec, 2013, 06:47: PM

Expert Answer:

Oxide

Properties

NO

Paramagnetic, reactive and thermodynamically unstable

N2O

Unreactive gas, also known as laughing gas

N2O3

Blue acidic solid, unstable in gaseous phase

NO2

Acidic brown gas, reactive and paramagnetic

N2O4

Acidic, exists in equilibrium with NO2 both in gaseous and liquid state

N2O5

Acidic, acts as oxidizing agent and unstable as gas, in solid state exists as [NO2]+ [NO3]-

Answered by  | 30th Dec, 2013, 12:45: PM

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