What is the name of Ag3P?

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The name of the substance with chemical formula `Ag_3 P` is silver phosphide. This is a chemical made up of three atoms of silver and one atom of phosphorus. The molar mass of silver phosphide is 354.58 per mole.

It is a compound widely used as a semiconductor to make high end integrated circuits that are used in high frequency, high power applications. It is also used in the production of laser diodes.

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