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Copper (II) bromide
Copper (II) bromide
Other names Cupric bromide
Identifiers
CAS number 7789-45-9 Yes check.svgY
PubChem 24611
Properties
Molecular formula CuBr2
Molar mass 223.37 g/mol
Appearance grayish black crystals
Density 4.71 g/cm3, solid
Melting point

498 °C (771 K)

Boiling point

600 °C (1173 K)

Solubility in water 55.7 g/100mL (20 °C)
Hazards
EU Index Not listed
NFPA 704
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Related compounds
Other anions copper(II) fluoride
copper(II) chloride
Other cations nickel(II) bromide
copper(I) bromide
zinc bromide
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Except where noted otherwise, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C, 100 kPa)
Infobox references

Copper(II) bromide (CuBr2) is a chemical compound. It is used in photographic processing as an intensifier and as a brominating agent [1] in organic synthesis [1]

It is also used in the Copper vapor laser, a class of laser where the medium is copper bromide vapour formed in situ from hydrogen bromide in reaction with the enclosing copper discharge tube. [2] Producing yellow or green light, it is used in dermatological applications.

See also

References

  1. ^ A cycloaddition route to novel triazole boronic esters Jianhui Huang, Simon J. F. Macdonald and Joseph P. A. Harrity, Chem. Commun., 2009, 436–438, {{DOI: 10.1039/b817052e}}

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