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Beryllium Nitride

CAS 1304-54-7

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Formula CAS No. PubChem SID PubChem CID MDL No. EC No IUPAC Name Beilstein
Re. No.
Be3N2 1304-54-7 135246242 N/A N/A 215-132-6 N/A N/A [BeH2] InChI=1S/Be ATBAMAFKBVZNFJ-UHFFFAOYSA-N

PROPERTIES Compound Formula Mol. Wt. Appearance Melting Point Boiling Point Density Exact Mass Monoisotopic Mass Charge MSDS
Be3N2 55.0499 yellow or white powder 2200 °C 2240 °C
2.71 g/cm3 N/A N/A N/A Safety Data Sheet

Nitride IonBeryllium Nitride is generally immediately available in most volumes. High purity, submicron and nanopowder forms may be considered. American Elements produces to many standard grades when applicable, including Mil Spec (military grade); ACS, Reagent and Technical Grade; Food, Agricultural and Pharmaceutical Grade; Optical Grade, USP and EP/BP (European Pharmacopoeia/British Pharmacopoeia) and follows applicable ASTM testing standards. Typical and custom packaging is available. Additional technical, research and safety (MSDS) information is available as is a Reference Calculator for converting relevant units of measurement.

Beryllium (Be) atomic and molecular weight, atomic number and elemental symbol Beryllium (atomic symbol: Be, atomic number: 4) is a Block S, Group 2, Period 2 element with an atomic weight of 9.012182. Beryllium Bohr ModelThe number of electrons in each of Beryllium's shells is [2, 2] and its electron configuration is [He] 2s2. The beryllium atom has a radius of 112 pm and a Van der Waals radius of 153 pm. Beryllium is a relatively rare element in the earth's crust; it can be found in minerals such as bertrandite, chrysoberyl, phenakite, and beryl, its most common source for commercial production. Beryllium was discovered by Louis Nicolas Vauquelin in 1797 and first isolated by Friedrich Wöhler and Antoine Bussy in 1828.Elemental Beryllium In its elemental form, beryllium has a gray metallic appearance. It is a soft metal that is both strong and brittle; its low density and high thermal conductivity make it useful for aerospace and military applications. It is also frequently used in X-ray equipment and particle physics. The origin of the name Beryllium comes from the Greek word "beryllos," meaning beryl. For more information on beryllium, including properties, safety data, research, and American Elements' catalog of beryllium products, visit the Beryllium element page.

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Triberyllium nitride

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Recent Research & Development for Beryllium

  • MyD88 dependence of beryllium-induced dendritic cell trafficking and CD4+ T-cell priming. McKee AS, Mack DG, Crawford F, Fontenot AP. Mucosal Immunol. 2015 Mar 11.
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  • Area negative thermal expansion in a beryllium borate LiBeBO3 with edge sharing tetrahedra. Yao W, Jiang X, Huang R, Li W, Huang C, Lin Z, Li L, Chen C. Chem Commun (Camb). 2014 Nov 14
  • Genetic susceptibility to beryllium: a case-referent study of men and women of working age with sarcoidosis or other chronic lung disease. Cherry N, Beach J, Burstyn I, Parboosingh J, Schouchen J, Senthilselvan A, Svenson L, Tamminga J, Yiannakoulias N. Occup Environ Med. 2015 Jan
  • Beryllium-Free Rb3Al3B3O10F with Reinforced Interlayer Bonding as a Deep-Ultraviolet Nonlinear Optical Crystal. Zhao S, Gong P, Luo S, Liu S, Li L, Asghar MA, Khan T, Hong M, Lin Z, Luo J. J Am Chem Soc. 2015 Feb 18
  • Migration of Beryllium via Multiple Exposure Pathways among Work Processes in Four Different Facilities. Armstrong JL, Day GA, Park JY, Stefaniak AB, Stanton ML, Deubner DC, Kent MS, Schuler CR, Virji MA. J Occup Environ Hyg. 2014
  • Using beryllium bonds to change halogen bonds from traditional to chlorine-shared to ion-pair bonds. Alkorta I, Elguero J, Mó O, Yáñez M, Del Bene JE. Phys Chem Chem Phys. 2015 Jan 21
  • Beryllium bis(diazaborolyl): old neighbors finally shake hands. Arnold T, Braunschweig H, Ewing WC, Kramer T, Mies J, Schuster JK. Chem Commun (Camb). 2015 Jan 14
  • Beryllium fluoride exchange rate accelerated by Mg(2+) as discovered by (19)F NMR. Liu Y, Mao XA, Liu M, Jiang L. J Phys Chem A. 2015 Jan 8
  • Predicting the sensitivity of the beryllium/scintillator layer neutron detector using Monte Carlo and experimental response functions. Styron JD, Cooper GW, Ruiz CL, Hahn KD, Chandler GA, Nelson AJ, Torres JA, McWatters BR, Carpenter K, Bonura MA. Rev Sci Instrum. 2014 Nov
  • Computational evaluation of unsaturated carbonitriles as neutral receptor model for beryllium(II) recognition. Rosli AN, Ahmad MR, Alias Y, Zain SM, Lee VS, Woi PM. J Mol Model. 2014 Dec
  • Adsorption behavior of beryllium(II) on copper-oxide nanoparticles dispersed in water: A model for (7)Be colloid formation in the cooling water for electromagnets at high-energy accelerator facilities. Bessho K, Kanaya N, Shimada S, Katsuta S, Monjushiro H. Anal Sci. 2014
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  • p38 Mitogen-Activated Protein Kinase in beryllium-induced dendritic cell activation. Li L, Huang Z, Gillespie M, Mroz PM, Maier LA. Hum Immunol. 2014 Dec
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  • Beryllium Increases the CD14dimCD16+ Subset in the Lung of Chronic Beryllium Disease. Li L, Hamzeh N, Gillespie M, Elliott J, Wang J, Gottschall EB, Mroz PM, Maier LA. PLoS One. 2015 Feb 17
  • Chronic Beryllium Disease: revealing the role of beryllium ion and small peptides binding to HLA-DP2. Petukh M, Wu B, Stefl S, Smith N, Hyde-Volpe D, Wang L, Alexov E. PLoS One. 2014 Nov 4
  • Acidity enhancement of unsaturated bases of group 15 by association with borane and beryllium dihydride. Unexpected boron and beryllium Brønsted acids. Martín-Sómer A, Mó O, Yáñez M, Guillemin JC. Dalton Trans. 2015 Jan 21
  • Theoretical study of the dimerization of aqueous beryllium cations. Jin X, Wu H, Wang H, Huang Z, Zhang H. J Mol Model. 2015 Jan
  • Elemental composition in sealed plutonium-beryllium neutron sources. Xu N, Kuhn K, Gallimore D, Martinez A, Schappert M, Montoya D, Lujan E, Garduno K, Tandon L. Appl Radiat Isot. 2014 Oct 22

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  • Direct growth of large-area graphene and boron nitride heterostructures by a co-segregation method. Zhang C, Zhao S, Jin C, Koh AL, Zhou Y, Xu W, Li Q, Xiong Q, Peng H, Liu Z. Nat Commun. 2015 Mar 4
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