Azoimide sentence example
Amongst endothermic compounds may be noted hydriodic acid, HI, acetylene, C 2 H 2, nitrous oxide, N 2 O, nitric oxide, NO, azoimide, N 3 H, nitrogen trichloride, NC1 3.
Nitrogen combines with hydrogen to form ammonia, NH 3, hydrazine, N 2 H 4, and azoimide, N 3 H (qq.v.); the other known hydrides, N 4 H 4 and N5H5, are salts of azoimide, viz.
Its ethyl ester reacts with hydrazine to form hippuryl hydrazine, C,H 5 CO NH CH 2 CO NH NH 2, which was used by Curtius for the preparation of azoimide.
Heated in a current of carbon dioxide sodamide yields caustic soda and cyanamide, and with nitrous oxide it gives sodium azoimide; it deflagrates with lead or silver nitrate and explodes with potassium chlorate.
The nitride AgN3, silver azoimide, is also highly explosive.Advertisement
Grandmougin (Berichte, 1891, 24, p. 2546) obtained azoimide from dinitraniline, C 6 H 3 (NO 2) 2 NH 2j by diazotization and conversion of the diazo compound into the perbromide, (NO 2) 2 C 6 H 3 N 2 Br 3.
The solution is then acidified and distilled, when azoimide passes over.
After the greater portion of the alcohol has distilled off, the solution is acidified with sulphuric acid and the azoimide distilled over.
Hydrazine azoimide, N 5 H 5, is also known.