Crystal structure of Ma-N (molybdenum-nitrogen) system

  • F. Predel
Part of the Physical Chemistry book series (volume 12D)


This chapter provides the crystal structure and lattice constants of MoN.

Crystal Structure

Due to reduction of molybdenum dioxides with ammonium chloride at high pressure and high temperature MoN has been prepared by [00Zha]. The symmetry of this compound is hexagonal with lattice constants

a = 0.5729 nm and

c = 0.5604 nm.

Symbols and abbreviations

Short form

Full form

a, b, c

lattice parameters


  1. [00Zha]
    Zhao, X., Range, K.-J.: J. Alloys Comp. 296 (2000) 72CrossRefGoogle Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  • F. Predel
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  1. 1.Max-Planck-Institut für FestkörperforschungStuttgartGermany

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