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Erbium Boride

ErB4
CAS 12310-44-0


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CHEMICAL
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Formula CAS No. PubChem SID PubChem CID MDL No. EC No IUPAC Name Beilstein
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ErB4 12310-44-0 135258506 N/A N/A 235-578-5 N/A N/A N/A InChI=1/3B4O7.2Er/c3*5-1-7-3-9-2(6)10-4(8-1)11-3;;/q3*-2;2*+3 N/A

PROPERTIES Compound Formula Mol. Wt. Appearance Melting Point Boiling Point Density Exact Mass Monoisotopic Mass Charge MSDS
B4Er 210.503 Gray to black powder or crystals 2450 °C N/A 7 g/cm3 N/A N/A N/A Safety Data Sheet

Boride IonErbium Boride is generally immediately available in most volumes. High purity, submicron and nanopowder forms may be considered. Borides are hard, high-melting materials with metal-like conductivity. They are stable to nonoxidizing acids but break down in strong oxidizing agents and strong alkalis. Borides are used in semiconductors, superconductors, diamagnetic, paramagnetic, ferromagnetic, anti-ferromagnetic, turbine blades, and rocket nozzles. Borides have recently been discovered to be superconductive and ultra-incompressible. 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.

Erbium Bohr ModelErbium Element SymbolErbium (atomic symbol: Er, atomic number: 68) is a Block F, Group 3, Period 6 element with an atomic radius of 167.259. The number of electrons in each of Erbium's shells is [2, 8, 18, 30, 8, 2] and its electron configuration is [Xe]4f12 6s2. The erbium atom has a radius of 176 pm and a Van der Waals radius of 235 pm. Erbium was discovered by Carl Mosander in 1843. Sources of Erbium include the mineral monazite and sand ores. Elemental Erbium PictureErbium is a member of the lanthanide or rare earth series of elements. In its elemental form, erbium is soft and malleable; it is fairly stable in air and does not oxidize as rapidly as some of the other rare earth metals. Erbiums ions fluoresce in a bright pink color, making them highly useful for imaging and optical applications. It is named after the Swedish town, Ytterby where it was first discovered. For more information on Erbium, including properties, satefy data, research, and American Elements' catalog of Erbium products, visit the Erbium element page.

Boron(B) atomic and molecular weight, atomic number and elemental symbolBoron (atomic symbol: B, atomic number: 5) is a Block P, Group 13, Period 2 element with an atomic weight of 10.81. Boron Bohr Model The number of electrons in each of boron's shells is 2, 3 and its electron configuration is [He] 2s2 2p1. The boron atom has a radius of 90 pm and a Van der Waals radius of 192 pm. Boron was discovered by Joseph Louis Gay-Lussac and Louis Jacques Thénard in 1808. It was first isolated by Humphry Davy, also in 1808. Boron is classified as a metalloid is not found naturally on earth. Elemental Boron Along with carbon and nitrogen, boron is one of the few elements in the periodic table known to form stable compounds featuring triple bonds. Boron has an energy band gap of 1.50 to 1.56 eV, which is higher than that of either silicon or germanium. Boron is found in borates, borax, boric acid, colemanite, kernite, and ulexite.The name Boron originates from a combination of carbon and the Arabic word buraqu meaning borax. For more information on boron, including properties, safety data, research, and American Elements' catalog of boron products, visit the Boron element page.

HEALTH, SAFETY & TRANSPORTATION INFORMATION
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ERBIUM BORIDE SYNONYMS
Erbium tetraboride , Erbium boride (ErB4), (T-4)-

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PACKAGING SPECIFICATIONS FOR BULK & RESEARCH QUANTITIES
Typical bulk packaging includes palletized plastic 5 gallon/25 kg. pails, fiber and steel drums to 1 ton super sacks in full container (FCL) or truck load (T/L) quantities. Research and sample quantities and hygroscopic, oxidizing or other air sensitive materials may be packaged under argon or vacuum. Shipping documentation includes a Certificate of Analysis and Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS). Solutions are packaged in polypropylene, plastic or glass jars up to palletized 440 gallon liquid totes.


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Recent Research & Development for Erbium

  • Surface-Directed Synthesis of Erbium-Doped Yttrium Oxide Nanoparticles within Organosilane Zeptoliter Containers. Lauren E. Englade-Franklin, Gregory Morrison, Susan D. Verberne-Sutton, Asenath L. Francis, Julia Y Chan, and Jayne C. Garno. ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces: August 28, 2014
  • Defect-Free Erbium Silicide Formation Using an Ultrathin Ni Interlayer. Juyun Choi, Seongheum Choi, Yu-Seon Kang, Sekwon Na, Hoo-Jeong Lee, Mann-Ho Cho, and Hyoungsub Kim. ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces: August 5, 2014
  • Coupling Strategies to Enhance Single-Molecule Magnet Properties of Erbium–Cyclooctatetraenyl Complexes. Jennifer J. Le Roy, Liviu Ungur, Ilia Korobkov, Liviu F. Chibotaru, and Muralee Murugesu. J. Am. Chem. Soc.: May 7, 2014
  • Exchange Interaction of Strongly Anisotropic Tripodal Erbium Single-Ion Magnets with Metallic Surfaces. Jan Dreiser, Christian Wäckerlin, Md. Ehesan Ali, Cinthia Piamonteze, Fabio Donati, Aparajita Singha, Kasper Steen Pedersen, Stefano Rusponi, Jesper Bendix, Peter M. Oppeneer, Thomas A. Jung, and Harald Brune. ACS Nano: March 19, 2014
  • Erbium(III) in Aqueous Solution: An Ab Initio Molecular Dynamics Study. Lorenz R. Canaval, Theerathad Sakwarathorn, and Bernd M. Rode , Christoph B. Messner, Oliver M. D. Lutz, and Günther K. Bonn. J. Phys. Chem. B: November 19, 2013
  • High-Performance Air-Stable n-Type Carbon Nanotube Transistors with Erbium Contacts. Davood Shahrjerdi, Aaron D. Franklin, Satoshi Oida, John A. Ott, George S. Tulevski, and Wilfried Haensch. ACS Nano: September 5, 2013
  • Metal–Organic Frameworks Assembled From Erbium Tetramers and 2,5-Pyridinedicarboxylic Acid. Patrícia Silva, Luís Cunha-Silva, Nuno J. O. Silva, João Rocha, and Filipe A. Almeida Paz. Crystal Growth & Design: May 16, 2013
  • Lanthanides as NMR Probes of Fast Molecular Dynamics at High Magnetic Fields and Temperature Sensors: Conformational Interconversion of Erbium Ethylenediaminetetraacetate Complexes. Sergey P. Babailov, Pavel A. Stabnikov, Eugeny N. Zapolotsky, and Vasily V. Kokovkin. Inorg. Chem.: April 15, 2013
  • Erbium(III) Chloride in Ethyl Lactate as a Smart Ecofriendly System for Efficient and Rapid Stereoselective Synthesis of trans-4,5-Diaminocyclopent-2-enones. Antonio Procopio, Paola Costanzo, Massimo Curini, Monica Nardi, Manuela Oliverio, and Giovanni Sindona. ACS Sustainable Chem. Eng.: March 14, 2013
  • Synthesis and Characterization of Small Dimensional Structures of Er-Doped SnO2 and ErbiumTinOxide. David Maestre, Elena Hernández, Ana Cremades, Matteo Amati, and Javier Piqueras. Crystal Growth & Design: April 11, 2012

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