Americium(III) bromide

Summary

Americium(III) bromide or americium tribromide is the chemical compound composed of americium and bromine with the formula AmBr3, with americium in a +3 oxidation state. The compound is a crystalline solid.[1][3]

Americium(III) bromide
Names
IUPAC name
Americium(III) bromide
Other names
Americium tribromide
Identifiers
  • 14933-38-1
3D model (JSmol)
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  • 101946330
  • InChI=1S/Am.3BrH/h;3*1H/p-3
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  • [Br-].[Br-].[Br-].[Am]
Properties
AmBr3
Molar mass 483 g·mol−1
Appearance White crystalline solid[1]
Density 6850 kg/m3[1]
Structure[2]
Plutonium(III) bromide structure type (orthorhombic)
Ccmm
a = 12.6, b = 4.10, c = 9.10
Related compounds
Other anions
Americium(III) fluoride
Americium(III) chloride
Americium(III) iodide
Other cations
Plutonium(III) bromide
Curium(III) bromide
Europium(III) bromide
Americium(II) bromide
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "WebElements Periodic Table » Americium » americium tribromide".
  2. ^ Zachariasen, W. H. (1948-11-02). "Crystal chemical studies of the 5f-series of elements. I. New structure types". Acta Crystallographica. International Union of Crystallography (IUCr). 1 (5): 265–268. doi:10.1107/s0365110x48000703. ISSN 0365-110X.
  3. ^ Fried, Sherman (1951). "The Preparation of Anhydrous Americium Compounds". Journal of the American Chemical Society. American Chemical Society (ACS). 73 (1): 416–418. doi:10.1021/ja01145a135. ISSN 0002-7863.