Palladium compounds: palladium tetracarbonyl

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The palladium in palladium tetracarbonyl formally is in the oxidation state 0.

Palladium tetracarbonyl

  • Formula as often written: Pd(CO)4
  • Hill system formula: C4O4Pd1
  • CAS registry number: [36344-80-6]
  • Formula weight: 218.46
  • Class: carbonyl complex organometallic

Synonyms

  • palladium tetracarbonyl
  • palladium(O) carbonyl
  • palladium carbonyl

Physical properties

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Element analysis

Element percentages for the elements in palladium tetracarbonyl
Element %
C 21.99
O 29.29
Pd 48.71

Synthesis

Obtained only in matrix

Isotope pattern

What follows is the calculated isotope pattern for the Pd(CO)4 unit with the most intense ion set to 100%.

Formula: Pd1C4O4

mass  %
214   3.6 __
215 0.2
216 39.2 ____________________
217 80.3 ________________________________________
218 100.0 __________________________________________________
219 5.1 ___
220 93.9 _______________________________________________
221 4.3 __
222 42.0 _____________________
223 1.9 _
224 0.4
225 0.0

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.
  • N.N. Greenwood and A. Earnshaw in Chemistry of the Elements, 2nd edition, Butterworth, UK, 1997.
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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.
  • 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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