Compounds of structure RN2+Y−
, in which R is generally but not necessarily aryl, and the cations of which are usually formulated as RN+≡N
, E.g. PhN+≡N
benzenediazonium chloride. They may also be named, from the canonical form RN=N+
, hydrocarbyldiazenylium salts.
PAC, 1995, 67, 1307. 'Glossary of class names of organic compounds and reactivity intermediates based on structure (IUPAC Recommendations 1995)' on page 1332 (https://doi.org/10.1351/pac199567081307)