Compounds bearing the group N3, viz. –N=N+=N−; usually attached to carbon, e.g. PhN3 phenyl azide or azidobenzene.
Salts of hydrazoic acid, HN3, e.g. NaN3 sodium azide.
Source: PAC, 1995, 67, 1307. (Glossary of class names of organic compounds and reactivity intermediates based on structure (IUPAC Recommendations 1995)) on page 1320 [Terms] [Paper]
Citation: 'azides' in IUPAC Compendium of Chemical Terminology, 3rd ed. International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry; 2006. Online version 3.0.1, 2019. https://doi.org/10.1351/goldbook.A00555 RISBibTexEndNote