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Cobalt(II) Fluoride

CAS 10026-17-2

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Formula CAS No. PubChem CID MDL No. EC No IUPAC Name Beilstein
Re. No.
CoF2 10026-17-2 24820 MFCD00010941 233-061-9 difluorocobalt N/A F[Co]F InChI=1S/Co.2FH/h;2*1H/q+2;;/p-2 YCYBZKSMUPTWEE-UHFFFAOYSA-L

PROPERTIES Compound Formula Mol. Wt. Appearance Melting Point Boiling Point Density Exact Mass Monoisotopic Mass Charge MSDS
CoF2 96.93 Red crystalline solid 1217 °C, 1490 K, 2223 °F 1400 °C, 1673 K, 2552 °F 4.43 g/cm3 96.93 96.93 0 Safety Data Sheet

Fluoride IonCobalt(II) Fluoride (Cobalt Difluoride) is a water insoluble Cobalt(II) source for use in oxygen-sensitive applications, such as metal production. Fluoride compounds have diverse applications in current technologies and science, from oil refining and etching to synthetic organic chemistry and the manufacture of pharmaceuticals. Magnesium Fluoride, for example, was used by researchers at the Max Planck Institute for Quantum Optics in 2013 to create a novel mid-infrared optical frequency comb composed of crystalline microresonators, a development that may lead to future advances in molecular spectroscopy. Fluorides are also commonly used to alloy metals and for optical deposition. Cobalt(II) Fluoride is generally immediately available in most volumes. Ultra high purity and high purity compositions improve both optical quality and usefulness as scientific standards. Nanoscale elemental powders and suspensions, as alternative high surface area forms, may be considered. American Elements produces to many standard grades when applicable, including Mil Spec (military grade); ACS, Reagent and Technical Grade; Food, Agricultural and Pharmaceutical Grade; Optical Grade, USP and EP/BP (European Pharmacopoeia/British Pharmacopoeia) and follows applicable ASTM testing standards. Typical and custom packaging is available. Additional technical, research and safety (MSDS) information is available as is a Reference Calculator for converting relevant units of measurement.

Cobalt (Co) atomic and molecular weight, atomic number and elemental symbolCobalt (atomic symbol: Co, atomic number: 27) is a Block D, Group 9, Period 4 element with an atomic weight of 58.933195. Cobalt Bohr Model The number of electrons in each of cobalt's shells is 2, 8, 15, 2 and its electron configuration is [Ar] 3d7 4s2The cobalt atom has a radius of 125 pm and a Van der Waals radius of 192 pm. Cobalt was first discovered by George Brandt in 1732. In its elemental form, cobalt has a lustrous gray appearance. Cobalt is found in cobaltite, erythrite, glaucodot and skutterudite ores. Elemental Cobalt Cobalt produces brilliant blue pigments which have been used since ancient times to color paint and glass. Cobalt is a ferromagnetic metal and is used primarily in the production of magnetic and high-strength superalloys. Co-60, a commercially important radioisotope, is useful as a radioactive tracer and gamma ray source. The origin of the word Cobalt comes from the German word "Kobalt" or "Kobold," which translates as "goblin," "elf" or "evil spirit." For more information on cobalt, including properties, safety data, research, and American Elements' catalog of cobalt products, visit the Cobalt element page.

UN 2923 8/PG 3
Corrosion-Corrosive to metals Skull and Crossbones-Acute Toxicity       

Cobaltous fluoride, cobalt difluoride, Cobalt(2+) difluoride, difluorocobalt

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Recent Research & Development for Cobalt

  • High-Performance Oxygen Redox Catalysis with Multifunctional Cobalt Oxide Nanochains: Morphology Dependent Activity. Prashanth W. Menezes, Arindam Indra, Diego González-Flores, Nastaran Ranjbar Sahraie, Ivelina Zaharieva, Michael Schwarze, Peter Strasser, Holger Dau, and Matthias Driess. ACS Catal.: February 16, 2015
  • Light-Activated Protein Inhibition through Photoinduced Electron Transfer of a Ruthenium(II)-Cobalt(III) Bimetallic Complex. Robert J. Holbrook, David J. Weinberg, Mark D. Peterson, Emily A. Weiss, and Thomas J. Meade. J. Am. Chem. Soc.: February 11, 2015
  • In situ CobaltCobalt Oxide/N-Doped Carbon Hybrids As Superior Bifunctional Electrocatalysts for Hydrogen and Oxygen Evolution. Haiyan Jin, Jing Wang, Diefeng Su, Zhongzhe Wei, Zhenfeng Pang, and Yong Wang. J. Am. Chem. Soc.: February 6, 2015
  • Cobalt-Embedded Nitrogen Doped Carbon Nanotubes: A Bifunctional Catalyst for Oxygen Electrode Reactions in a Wide pH Range. Zilong Wang, Shuang Xiao, Zonglong Zhu, Xia Long, Xiaoli Zheng, Xihong Lu, and Shihe Yang. ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces: February 4, 2015
  • Carbon Dioxide/Epoxide Copolymerization via a Nanosized ZincCobalt(III) Double Metal Cyanide Complex: Substituent Effects of Epoxides on Polycarbonate Selectivity, Regioselectivity and Glass Transition Temperatures. Xing-Hong Zhang, Ren-Jian Wei, Ying?Ying Zhang, Bin-Yang Du, and Zhi-Qiang Fan. Macromolecules: January 29, 2015
  • Germanium Anode with Excellent Lithium Storage Performance in a Germanium/Lithium–Cobalt Oxide Lithium-Ion Battery. Xiuwan Li, Zhibo Yang, Yujun Fu, Li Qiao, Dan Li, Hongwei Yue, and Deyan He. ACS Nano: January 28, 2015
  • Global Mining Risk Footprint of Critical Metals Necessary for Low-Carbon Technologies: The Case of Neodymium, Cobalt, and Platinum in Japan. Keisuke Nansai, Kenichi Nakajima, Shigemi Kagawa, Yasushi Kondo, Yosuke Shigetomi, and Sangwon Suh. Environ. Sci. Technol.: 42030
  • Much Enhanced Catalytic Reactivity of Cobalt Chlorin Derivatives on Two-Electron Reduction of Dioxygen to Produce Hydrogen Peroxide. Kentaro Mase, Kei Ohkubo, and Shunichi Fukuzumi. Inorg. Chem.: January 22, 2015
  • Highly Active and Stable Hybrid Catalyst of Cobalt-Doped FeS2 Nanosheets–Carbon Nanotubes for Hydrogen Evolution Reaction. Di-Yan Wang, Ming Gong, Hung-Lung Chou, Chun-Jern Pan, Hsin-An Chen, Yingpeng Wu, Meng-Chang Lin, Mingyun Guan, Jiang Yang, Chun-Wei Chen, Yuh-Lin Wang, Bing-Joe Hwang, Chia-Chun Chen, and Hongjie Dai. J. Am. Chem. Soc.: January 14, 2015
  • Covalent Entrapment of Cobalt–Iron Sulfides in N-Doped Mesoporous Carbon: Extraordinary Bifunctional Electrocatalysts for Oxygen Reduction and Evolution Reactions. Mengxia Shen, Changping Ruan, Yan Chen, Chunhuan Jiang, Kelong Ai, and Lehui Lu. ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces: December 22, 2014

Recent Research & Development for Fluorides

  • Fluoride-Induced Reduction of Ag(I) Leading to Formation of Silver Mirrors and Luminescent Ag-Nanoparticles. Krishnendu Maity, Dillip Kumar Panda, Eric Lochner, and Sourav Saha. J. Am. Chem. Soc.: February 11, 2015
  • On the Role of Fluoride in Accelerating the Reactions of Dialkylstannylene Acetals. Simiao Lu, Russell Jaye Boyd, and T. Bruce Grindley. J. Org. Chem.: February 10, 2015
  • Trivalent Cation-Controlled Phase Space of New U(IV) Fluorides, Na3MU6F30 (M = Al3+, Ga3+, Ti3+, V3+, Cr3+, Fe3+): Mild Hydrothermal Synthesis Including an in Situ Reduction Step, Structures, Optical, and Magnetic Properties. Jeongho Yeon, Mark D. Smith, Gregory Morrison, and Hans-Conrad zur Loye. Inorg. Chem.: February 5, 2015
  • Imaging the Effects of Annealing on the Polymorphic Phases of Poly(vinylidene fluoride). Chelsea M. Hess, Angela R Rudolph, and Philip J. Reid. J. Phys. Chem. B: February 5, 2015
  • Using Cellulose Nanocrystals as a Sustainable Additive to Enhance Hydrophility, Mechanical and Thermal Properties of Poly (vinylidiene fluoride)/Poly (methyl methacrylate) Blend. Zhen Zhang, Qinglin Wu, Kunlin Song, Suxia Ren, Tingzhou Lei, and Quanguo Zhang. ACS Sustainable Chem. Eng.: January 29, 2015
  • Measurement of Internal Substrate Binding in Dehaloperoxidase–Hemoglobin by Competition with the Heme–Fluoride Binding Equilibrium. Jing Zhao, Justin Moretto, Peter Le, and Stefan Franzen. J. Phys. Chem. B: January 22, 2015
  • Atomic Layer Etching of Al2O3 Using Sequential, Self-Limiting Thermal Reactions with Sn(acac)2 and Hydrogen Fluoride. Younghee Lee and Steven M. George. ACS Nano: January 20, 2015
  • Rational Targeting of Active-Site Tyrosine Residues Using Sulfonyl Fluoride Probes. Erik C. Hett, Hua Xu, Kieran F. Geoghegan, Ariamala Gopalsamy, Robert E. Kyne, Jr., Carol A. Menard, Arjun Narayanan, Mihir D. Parikh, Shenping Liu, Lee Roberts, Ralph P. Robinson, Michael A. Tones, and Lyn H. Jones. ACS Chem. Biol.: 42013
  • Fluoride Complexes of Cyclometalated Iridium(III). Ayan Maity, Robert J. Stanek, Bryce L. Anderson, Matthias Zeller, Allen D. Hunter, Curtis E. Moore, Arnold L. Rheingold, and Thomas G. Gray. Organometallics: December 29, 2014
  • Nature of the Chemical Bond and Origin of the Inverted Dipole Moment in Boron Fluoride: A Generalized Valence Bond Approach. Felipe Fantuzzi, Thiago Messias Cardozo, and Marco Antonio Chaer Nascimento. J. Phys. Chem. A: December 22, 2014