Chemistry:Phosphorus mononitride

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Phosphorus nitride
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Names
IUPAC name
Azanylidynephosphane
Other names
Phosphorus nitride
Identifiers
3D model (JSmol)
Properties
PN
Molar mass 44.981 g/mol
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
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Phosphorus mononitride is an inorganic compound with the chemical formula PN. Containing only phosphorus and nitrogen, this material is classified as a binary nitride.

It is the first identified phosphorus compound in the interstellar medium.[1]

It is an important molecule in interstellar medium and the atmospheres of Jupiter and Saturn.[2]

See also

References

  1. Turner, B. E.; John Bally (1987), "Detection of interstellar PN – The first identified phosphorus compound in the interstellar medium", Astrophysical Journal Letters 321 (1): L75–L79, doi:10.1086/185009, Bibcode1987ApJ...321L..75T, http://adsabs.harvard.edu/full/1987ApJ...321L..75T 
  2. Viana, Rommel B.; Priscila S. S. Pereira (2009), "A quantum chemical study on the formation of phosphorus mononitride", Chemical Physics 363 (1–3): 49–58, doi:10.1016/j.chemphys.2009.07.008, Bibcode2009CP....363...49V