Synthesis and Neutron Diffraction Study of Na3WN3 and Na3MoN3
Technical rept. no. 19, 1990-1993
CORNELL UNIV ITHACA NY DEPT OF CHEMISTRY
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We have extended our ambient pressure method for the synthesis of ternary alkali metal nitrides to synthesize a new class of nitrides, Na3MN3 MMo or W. These compounds were synthesized from the metal nitride and NaNH2 at 500 deg C under flowing ammonia at atmospheric pressure. The structures were examined using X-ray powder diffraction and neutron powder diffraction, and found to be identical with that obtained from single crystal prepared by Ostermann, Zachwieja and Jacobs at high pressure. Solid state nitrides, Neutron diffraction.
- Inorganic Chemistry
- Physical Chemistry
- Nuclear Physics and Elementary Particle Physics