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Fluorine News
Chemical drawing of selectfluor

Selectfluor
The world's most famous electrophillic (F+) fluorinating agent SelectfluorTM was invented in Manchester at UMIST by Professor Eric Banks.

Fluorine
water beads on a surface

Repelency coatings
Many water repellency treatments for clothes and equipment, such as coats, shoes and tents, are based on fluorochemicals.

Fluorine Group News
The crystal packing diagram of [AuCl{Et2P(CF=CF2)}]

Going for Gold ...
Weak gold..gold (aurophilic) interactions were probed in a series of gold fluorophosphine complexes. In many cases other interactions were more important than aurophilicity more...

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Fluorine@Manchester
HFC-134a cylinder

HFCs in Fluorine Chemistry
Alan Brisdon's Fluorine Chemistry group have pioneered the chemistry of HFCs (CFC replacements) for generating trifluorovinyl and trifluoropropynyl reagents.

Fluorine in Society
A cpu

Modern Computing
Without fluorine containing compounds such as NF3 and WF6 we wouldn't have todays semiconductors!