Fluoroantimonic acid

April 09, 2007
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Fluoroantimonic acid (HSbF6), the strongest known superacid, is made by combining HF with SbF5. It can be as much as 2 × 1019 times stronger than 100% H2SO4. However, superacids are all equally strong in aqueous solution; other solvents must be used to observe their effects.

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