Class 12 Chemistry P Block Elements Dinitrogen

Dinitrogen

Introduction

The molecular formula is N2.

It was discovered by Daniel Rutherford in 1772.

  • It is a diatomic gas.
  • The triple bond that exists between nitrogen of molecule is quite strong therefore bond dissociation energy is high.
  • It is an inert gas.
  • Nitrogen is smallest in its group.
  • Nitrogen is most electronegative.
  • Nitrogen has highest ionization energy in its group.
  • Nitrogen has no vacant d orbital.

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