Lithium compounds: dilithium selenide

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The lithium in dilithium selenide formally is in the oxidation state 1.

Crystal structure of dilithium selenide

Dilithium selenide

  • Formula as often written: Li2Se
  • Hill system formula: Li2Se1
  • CAS registry number: [12136-60-6]
  • Formula weight: 92.842
  • Class: selenide

Synonyms

  • dilithium selenide
  • lithium(I) selenide
  • lithium selenide

Physical properties

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Element analysis

Element percentages for the elements in dilithium selenide
Element %
Li 14.95
Se 85.05

Synthesis

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Solid state structure

  • Geometry of lithium: 4 coordinate: tetrahedral
  • Prototypical structure: Na2O (antifluorite)

Crystal structure of dilithium selenide

Isotope pattern

What follows is the calculated isotope pattern for the Li2Se unit with the most intense ion set to 100%.

Formula: Li2Se1

mass  %
86   0.0 
87 0.3
88 1.9 _
89 2.9 _
90 18.6 _________
91 9.2 _____
92 48.1 ________________________
93 16.2 ________
94 100.0 __________________________________________________
95 3.0 __
96 18.5 _________

References

The data on these compounds pages are assembled and adapted from the primary literature and several other sources including the following.

  • R.T. Sanderson in Chemical Periodicity, Reinhold, New York, USA, 1960.
  • N.N. Greenwood and A. Earnshaw in Chemistry of the Elements, 2nd edition, Butterworth, UK, 1997.
  • F.A. Cotton, G. Wilkinson, C.A. Murillo, and M. Bochmann, in Advanced Inorganic Chemistry, John Wiley & Sons, 1999.
  • A.F. Trotman-Dickenson, (ed.) in Comprehensive Inorganic Chemistry, Pergamon, Oxford, UK, 1973.
  • R.W.G. Wyckoff, in Crystal Structures, volume 1, Interscience, John Wiley & Sons, 1963.
  • A.R.West in Basic solid state chemistry Chemistry, John Wiley & Sons, 1999.
  • A.F. Wells in Structural inorganic chemistry, 4th edition, Oxford, UK, 1975.
  • J.D.H. Donnay, (ed.) in Crystal data determinative tables, ACA monograph number 5, American Crystallographic Association, USA, 1963.
  • D.R. Lide, (ed.) in Chemical Rubber Company handbook of chemistry and physics, CRC Press, Boca Raton, Florida, USA, 77th edition, 1996.
  • J.W. Mellor in A comprehensive treatise on inorganic and theoretical chemistry, volumes 1-16, Longmans, London, UK, 1922-1937.
  • J.E. Macintyre (ed.) in Dictionary of inorganic compounds, volumes 1-3, Chapman & Hall, London, UK, 1992.

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