Beryllium monohydride

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Beryllium monohydride
Identifiers
CAS number 13597-97-2 YesY
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Properties
Molecular formula BeH
Molar mass 10.02012 g mol−1
Appearance Colourless gas
Thermochemistry
Std molar
entropy
So298
176.83 J K−1 mol−1
Std enthalpy of
formation
ΔfHo298
321.20 kJ mol−1
Except where noted otherwise, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C (77 °F), 100 kPa)
Infobox references

Beryllium monohydride is an example of a molecule with a half-bond order according to molecular orbital theory. It is a metastable monoradical species which has only been observed in the gas phase. In beryllium monohydride, beryllium has a valency of one, and hydrogen has a valency of one.