X-ray crystal structure of the dimethylgallium azide polymer and its use as a gallium nitride precursor

David A. Atwood, Richard A. Jones, Alan H. Cowley, Jerry L. Atwood, Simon G. Bott

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Abstract

An X-ray diffraction study reveals that dimethylgallium azide (1) exists as a polymer in the solid state. The basic repeating unit, Me2GaN3, forms a spiral along the a-axis of an orthohombic unit cell. Compound 1 serves as a gallium nitride precursor.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)c6-c8
JournalJournal of Organometallic Chemistry
Volume394
Issue number1-3
DOIs
StatePublished - Aug 11 1990

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Funding Information:
Acknowledgements. We thank the National Science Foundation, Welch Foundation and the AR0 Grant No. DAALO3-89-K-0164 support.

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Inorganic Chemistry
  • Materials Chemistry

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