- Formula: Ru2(CO)9
- Hill system formula: C9O9Ru2
- CAS registry number: [63128-11-0]
- Formula weight: 454.231
- Class: carbonyl complex organometallic
- Appearance: solid
- Melting point: <25°C (decomposes)
- Boiling point:
The following are some synonyms of diruthenium nonacarbonyl:
- diruthenium nonacarbonyl
- ruthenium(O) carbonyl
- ruthenium carbonyl
- ruthenium nonacarbonyl
The oxidation number of ruthenium in diruthenium nonacarbonyl is 0.
This was first made by the photochemical irradiation of [Ru(CO)5] in heptane at -40°C. It is stable at low temperature but converts into [Ru3(CO)12] upon warming.
The table shows element percentages for Ru2(CO)9 (diruthenium nonacarbonyl).
Isotope pattern for Ru2(CO)9
The chart below shows the calculated isotope pattern for the formula Ru2(CO)9 with the most intense ion set to 100%.
The data on these compounds pages are assembled and adapted from the primary literature and several other sources including the following.
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