Crystallographic Data. 177. Uranium Mononitride

TitleCrystallographic Data. 177. Uranium Mononitride
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication1959
AuthorsKempter, Charles, McGuire Joseph, and Nadler M.
Refereed DesignationUnknown
JournalAnalytical Chemistry
Pagination156 - 157
Date Published01/1959
KeywordsAnalytical chemistry, Crystallography, Nitrogen, Sodium, Uranium
Short TitleAnal. Chem.
Citation KeyUN_xtal
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Crystal structure of uranium nitride, UN. The structure is face-centered cubic with a lattice constant of 4889 ± 0.001 Å at 26°C and sodium chloride type. The theoretical density is 14315 kg m–3, and the U—N bond distance for coordination number 6 is 2.4449 Å.

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