University Chemistry ›› 2018, Vol. 33 ›› Issue (8): 86-90.doi: 10.3866/PKU.DXHX201801007

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On the Growth of P4

Wanghua XU*()   

  • Received:2018-01-03 Published:2018-08-30
  • Contact: Wanghua XU


The structures of P4 and its derivatives are one of the hot subjects in chemistry contests. This paper introduced the growth of P4. The problems in recent chemistry contests for high school students were resolved, and some teaching advices were provided.

Key words: Chemistry contest, White phosphorus, Hexamethylenetetramine, Adamantane