Yttrium nitride

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Yttrium nitride
Yttrium nitride
Identifiers
ECHA InfoCard 100.042.939
Properties
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Molar mass 102.913 g/mol
Appearance black crystalline
Density 5.60 g/cm3
soluble
Structure
cubic, cF8
Fm3m, No. 225
Hazards
Safety data sheet External MSDS
not listed
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
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Yttrium nitride, YN, is a nitride of yttrium.

Yttrium nitride is hard ceramic material similar to titanium nitride and zirconium nitride.

The nitrides of lanthanum, scandium, and yttrium show semiconducting properties and additionally the lattice structure of YN differs only by 8% from that of gallium nitride. This makes YN a possible buffer layer between a substrate and the GaN layer during GaN crystal growth.

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