Yttrium phosphide

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Yttrium phosphide
Names
IUPAC name
Phosphanylidyneyttrium
Other names
Yttrium phosphide, yttrium(III) phosphide.
Identifiers
3D model (JSmol)
ChemSpider
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EC Number
  • 235-563-3
  • InChI=1S/P.Y
    Key: DWDQAMUKGDBIGM-UHFFFAOYSA-N
  • P#[Y]
Properties
PY
Molar mass 119.87960 g·mol−1
Appearance Colourless solid
Density 4.35 g/cm3[1]
Melting point 200.78 °C (393.40 °F; 473.93 K)
Boiling point 511.30 °C (952.34 °F; 784.45 K)
Structure
cubic
Related compounds
Other anions
Yttrium nitride
Yttrium(III) arsenide
Yttrium(III) antimonide
Other cations
Scandium phosphide
Lutetium phosphide
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).

Yttrium phosphide is an inorganic compound of yttrium and phosphorus with the chemical formula YP.[2][3][4] The compound may be also classified as yttrium(III) phosphide.

Synthesis[edit]

Heating (500–1000 °C) of pure substances in a vacuum:[5]

Properties[edit]

Yttrium phosphide forms cubic crystals.[1]

Uses[edit]

Ytttium phosphide is a semiconductor used in laser diodes, and in high power and frequency applications.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "mp-994: YP (cubic, Fm-3m, 225)". materialsproject.org. Retrieved 8 December 2021.
  2. ^ "Yttrium Phosphide". American Elements. Retrieved 8 December 2021.
  3. ^ "Substance Name: Yttrium phosphide (YP)". TOXNET. chem.nlm.nih.gov. Retrieved 15 June 2017.
  4. ^ "Yttrium: yttrium phosphide". Webelements. webelements.com. Retrieved 15 June 2017.
  5. ^ Parthé, E. (10 January 1963). "Note on the structure of ScP and YP". Acta Crystallographica. pp. 71–71. doi:10.1107/S0365110X63000141. Retrieved 12 December 2021.