Xenon tetrafluoride (XeF4) – D4h

XeF4 symmetry D4h Point group

Click the Symmetry Operations above to view them in 3D

XeF4 belongs to the D4h Point group and contains;

One C4 rotation axis, one C2 rotation axis (equivalent to C42), Four C2 axes perpendicular to the C4 axis.

4σ planes of symmetry,one σh plane. One S4 axis.

Some of the symmetry elements of a square-planar molecule such as XeF4.
Pointgroup Flow Chart

Dnd | Dnh | Dn Pointgroups

See the dipole and electrostatic surfaces for XeF4


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