Ruthenium compounds: ruthenium ditelluride

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

Ruthenium ditelluride

  • Formula as often written: RuTe2
  • Hill system formula: Ru1Te2
  • CAS registry number: [12166-21-1]
  • Formula weight: 356.27
  • Class: telluride

Synonyms

  • ruthenium ditelluride
  • ruthenium(IV) telluride
  • ruthenium telluride

Physical properties

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  • Melting point:
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  • Density:

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Element analysis

Element percentages for the elements in ruthenium ditelluride
Element %
Ru 28.37
Te 71.63

Synthesis

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Isotope pattern

What follows is the calculated isotope pattern for the RuTe2 unit with the most intense ion set to 100%.

Formula: Ru1Te2

mass  %
340   0.0 
341 0.0
342 0.1
343 0.3
344 0.8
345 1.0
346 2.9 _
347 3.9 __
348 8.0 ____
349 10.7 _____
350 20.0 __________
351 22.7 ___________
352 41.3 _____________________
353 41.1 _____________________
354 64.9 ________________________________
355 64.2 ________________________________
356 85.7 ___________________________________________
357 70.0 ___________________________________
358 100.0 __________________________________________________
359 46.2 _______________________
360 96.1 ________________________________________________
361 14.9 _______
362 58.6 _____________________________
363 0.0
364 16.4 ________

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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