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Aluminium(II) oxide or aluminium monoxide is a compound of aluminium and oxygen with the chemical formula AlO. It has been detected in the gas phase after explosion of aluminized grenades in the upper atmosphere[1][2][3] and in stellar absorption spectra.[4]

Aluminium(II) oxide
Names
IUPAC name
aluminium(II) oxide
Other names
aluminium monoxide
oxidoaluminium
oxoaluminum
Identifiers
3D model (JSmol)
ChEBI
ChemSpider
349
Properties
AlO
Molar mass 42.98 g/mol
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
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  1. ^ D. C. Tyte (1964). "Red (B2Π–A2σ) Band System of Aluminium Monoxide". Nature. 202 (4930): 383. Bibcode:1964Natur.202..383T. doi:10.1038/202383a0.
  2. ^ D. C. Tyte (1967). "The dissociation energy of aluminium monoxide". Proc. Phys. Soc. 92 (4): 1134. Bibcode:1967PPS....92.1134T. doi:10.1088/0370-1328/92/4/339.
  3. ^ Johnson E. R.; Low C. H. (1967). "Further spectral observations of grenade glow clouds in the lower thermosphere". Australian Journal of Physics. 20: 577. Bibcode:1967AuJPh..20..577J. doi:10.1071/ph670577.
  4. ^ Merrill, P. W.; Deutsch, A. J. & Keenan, P. C. (1962). "Absorption Spectra of M-Type Mira Variables". Astrophysical Journal. 136: 21. Bibcode:1962ApJ...136...21M. doi:10.1086/147348.