Europium(II) bromide

Summary

Europium(II) bromide is a crystalline compound of one europium atom and two bromine atoms. Europium(II) bromide is a white powder at room temperature,[4] and odorless.[5] Europium dibromide is hygroscopic.[6]

Europium(II) bromide
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Names
IUPAC name
Europium(II) bromide
Other names
Europium dibromide
Identifiers
  • 13780-48-8
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ChemSpider
  • 123117
ECHA InfoCard 100.206.203 Edit this at Wikidata
  • 53249294
  • DTXSID00160315 Edit this at Wikidata
  • InChI=1S/2BrH.Eu/h2*1H;/q;;+2/p-2
    Key: PJVPGMOCWCUQHP-UHFFFAOYSA-L
  • Br[Eu]Br
Properties
EuBr2
Molar mass 311.77g[1]
Appearance White Crystalline Solid
Structure
SrBr2[2]
Mixed 8 and 7
Hazards
GHS labelling:
GHS07: Exclamation mark
Warning
H315, H319[1]
P305+P351+P338[1]P264, P280, P302, P313, P321, P332, P337, P352, P362[3]
Related compounds
Other anions
Europium(II) chloride
Europium(II) fluoride
Related compounds
Europium(III) 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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ReactionsEdit

Europium(II) bromide is known to be involved in three reactions:[7]

2 EuBr3 + Eu → 3 EuBr2 (requires a temperature of 800-900 °C)
2 EuBr3 → 2 EuBr2 + Br2 (requires a temperature of 900-1000 °C)
Eu + HgBr2 → EuBr2 + Hg (requires a temperature of 700-800 °C)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "Europium(II) bromide 99.99% trace metals basis | Sigma-Aldrich". www.sigmaaldrich.com. Retrieved 21 December 2016.
  2. ^ Sass, Ronald L.; Brackett, Thomas; Brackett, Elizabeth (December 1963). "THE CRYSTAL STRUCTURE OF STRONTIUM BROMIDE". The Journal of Physical Chemistry. 67 (12): 2862–2863. doi:10.1021/j100806a516.
  3. ^ "MSDS - 751936". www.sigmaaldrich.com. Retrieved 21 December 2016.
  4. ^ "Yunnan Titan New Materials Technology Co.,Ltd". en.allinorganics.com. Retrieved 21 December 2016.
  5. ^ "Europium(II) bromide, White crystalline powder, 99.99% (Metals..." www.fishersci.co.uk. Retrieved 21 December 2016.
  6. ^ "Europium(II) bromide, 99.99% (metals basis) | VWR". us.vwr.com. Retrieved 21 December 2016.
  7. ^ "CharChem. Br2Eu". easychem.org. Retrieved 21 December 2016.