Palladium compounds: palladium ditelluride

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The palladium in palladium ditelluride formally is in the oxidation state 4.

Crystal structure of palladium ditelluride

Palladium ditelluride

  • Formula as often written: PdTe2
  • Hill system formula: Pd1Te2
  • CAS registry number: [12037-95-5]
  • Formula weight: 361.62
  • Class: telluride

Synonyms

  • palladium ditelluride
  • palladium(IV) telluride
  • palladium telluride

Physical properties

  • Colour: silvery
  • Appearance: crystalline solid
  • Melting point:
  • Boiling point:
  • Density:

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Element analysis

Element percentages for the elements in palladium ditelluride
Element %
Pd 29.43
Te 70.57

Synthesis

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Solid state structure

  • Geometry of palladium: 4 coordinate: square planar
  • Prototypical structure:

Crystal structure of palladium ditelluride

Isotope pattern

What follows is the calculated isotope pattern for the PdTe2 unit with the most intense ion set to 100%.

Formula: Pd1Te2

mass  %
346   0.0 
347 0.0
348 0.1
349 0.2
350 0.6
351 1.0
352 2.7 _
353 4.0 __
354 8.3 ____
355 11.6 ______
356 22.3 ___________
357 24.9 ____________
358 44.2 ______________________
359 42.4 _____________________
360 71.6 ____________________________________
361 54.6 ___________________________
362 92.0 ______________________________________________
363 44.5 ______________________
364 100.0 __________________________________________________
365 20.8 __________
366 76.6 ______________________________________
367 0.0
368 37.0 __________________
369 0.0
370 9.0 ____

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.
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  • 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.
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  • J.D.H. Donnay, (ed.) in Crystal data determinative tables, ACA monograph number 5, American Crystallographic Association, USA, 1963.
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  • 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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