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Europium Acetylacetonate

CAS 14284-86-7

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Formula CAS No. PubChem CID MDL No. EC No IUPAC Name SMILES
Eu(C5H7O2)3 14284-86-7 14455607 MFCD00192170 238-185-7 europium(3+); (Z)-4-oxopent-2-en-2-olate CC(=CC(=O)C)

PROPERTIES Compound Formula Mol. Wt. Appearance Melting Point Boiling Point Density Exact Mass Monoisotopic Mass Charge MSDS
C15H21EuO6 449.29 N/A 187-189°C N/A N/A 450.055044 450.055044 0 Safety Data Sheet

Acetylaceton Formula Diagram (C5H8O2)Europium Acetylacetonate is a Europium source that is soluble in organic solvents as an organometallic compound (also known as metalorganic, organo-inorganic and metallo-organic Acetylacetonate Packaging, Lab Quantitycompounds). The high purity acetylacetonate anion complexes by bonding each oxygen atom to the metallic cation to form a chelate ring; because of this property, acetylacetonates are commonly used in various catalysts and catalytic reagents for organic synthesis, including the fabrication of various shapes of carbon nanostructures (as demonstrated by a 2013 experiment by researchers at the Leibniz Institute for Solid State and Materials Research Dresden) via the use of chemical vapor deposition (CVD) and laser evaporation techniques. It is generally immediately available in most volumes. Ultra high purity and high purity forms may be considered. Europium Acetylacetonate is one of numerous organo-metallic compounds (also known as metalorganic, organo-inorganic and metallo-organic compounds) sold by American Elements under the tradename AE Organo-Metallics™ for uses requiring non-aqueous solubility such as recent solar energy and water treatment applications. Similar results can sometimes also be achieved with Nanoparticles and by thin film deposition. Note American Elements additionally supplies many materials as solutions. Europium is utilized primarily for its unique luminescent behavior. Its luminesence is also valuable in medical, surgical and biochemical applications.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.

Europium Bohr ModelEuropium Element SymbolEuropium (atomic symbol: Eu, atomic number: 63)is a Block F, Group 3, Period 6 element with an atomic radius of 151.964. The number of electrons in each of Europium's shells is 2, 8, 18, 25, 8, 2 and its electron configuration is [Xe]4f7 6s2. The europium atom has an atomic radius of 180 pm and a Van der Waals radius of 233 pm. Europium was discovered by Eugène-Anatole Demarçay in 1896, however, he did not isolate it until 1901. Europium was named after the continent of Europe. Elemental Europium Picture Europium is a member of the rare earth series of metals; in its elemental form, it has a silvery-white appearance but it is rarely found without oxide discoloration. Europium is found in many minerals including bastnasite, monazite, xenotime and loparite. It is not found in nature as a free element. For more information on europium, including properties, safety data, research, and American Elements' catalog of europium products, visit the Europium element page.

Material Safety Data Sheet MSDS
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Risk Codes 36/37/38
Safety Precautions 26-36/37
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Classification and Labelling (GHS)

Eu(acac)3; Europium tris(acetylacetonate); tris(pentane-2,4-dionato-O,O')europium; Europium(3+) (2E)-4-oxo-2-penten-2-olate (2Z)-4-oxo-2-penten-2-olate (1:2:1); Europium(3+) tris[(2E)-4-oxo-2-penten-2-olate]; Europium(3+) tris[(2Z)-4-oxo-2-penten-2-olate]; Europium(3+) tris(4-oxo-2-penten-2-olate); 3-penten-2-one, 4-hydroxy-, europium(3+) salt, (3Z)- (3:1)

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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 Europium

  • Ultrathin Europium Oxide Nanoplatelets: “Hidden” Parameters and Controlled Synthesis, Unusual Crystal Structure, and Photoluminescence Properties. D. Hudry, A. M. M. Abeykoon, J. Hoy, M. Y. Sfeir, E. A. Stach, and J. H. Dickerson. Chem. Mater.: January 26, 2015
  • Folic Acid-Conjugated Europium Complexes as Luminescent Probes for Selective Targeting of Cancer Cells. Silvio Quici, Alessandro Casoni, Francesca Foschi, Lidia Armelao, Gregorio Bottaro, Roberta Seraglia, Cristina Bolzati, Nicola Salvarese, Debora Carpanese, and Antonio Rosato. J. Med. Chem.: January 20, 2015
  • Observation of Mediated Cascade Energy Transfer in Europium-Doped ZnO Nanowalls by 1,10-Phenanthroline. Jung-Soo Kang, Yong-Kwang Jeong, Jun-Gill Kang, Liyan Zhao, Youngku Sohn, Debabrata Pradhan, and K. T. Leung. J. Phys. Chem. C: January 2, 2015
  • Europium-Doped Ba7F12Cl2, a Single Component Near-UV Excited Tunable White Phosphor. Hans Hagemann, Hans Bill, Julien M. Rey, Frank Kubel, Laurent Calame, and Dominique Lovy. J. Phys. Chem. C: December 12, 2014
  • A Photophysical Interpretation of the Thermochromism of a Polyfluorene Derivative–Europium Complex. Denis A. Turchetti, Raquel A. Domingues, Cristiano Zanlorenzi, Bruno Nowacki, Teresa D. Z. Atvars, and Leni C. Akcelrud. J. Phys. Chem. C: November 24, 2014
  • A Theoretical Study on Trivalent Europium: From the Free Ion to the Water Complex. Christof Holzer, Anna M. Wernbacher, Jan M. Senekowitsch, Karl Gatterer, and Anne-Marie Kelterer. J. Phys. Chem. A: November 18, 2014
  • Ab Initio Study of Energy Transfer Pathways in Dinuclear Lanthanide Complex of Europium(III) and Terbium(III) Ions. Ksenia A. Romanova, Alexandra Ya. Freidzon, Alexander A. Bagaturyants, and Yury G. Galyametdinov. J. Phys. Chem. A: November 17, 2014
  • Heterometallic Europium Disiloxanediolates: Synthesis, Structural Diversity, and Photoluminescence Properties. Janek Rausch, Volker Lorenz, Cristian G. Hrib, Vanessa Frettlöh, Matthias Adlung, Claudia Wickleder, Liane Hilfert, Peter G. Jones, and Frank T. Edelmann. Inorg. Chem.: October 20, 2014
  • Semiconducting Polymer Encapsulated Mesoporous Silica Particles with Conjugated Europium Complexes: Toward Enhanced Luminescence under Aqueous Conditions. Jixi Zhang, Neeraj Prabhakar, Tuomas Näreoja, and Jessica M. Rosenholm. ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces: October 7, 2014
  • High-Resolution Spectroscopy of Europium-Doped Ceria as a Tool To Correlate Structure and Catalytic Activity. Philipp-Alexander Primus, Thomas Ritschel, Pilar Y. Sigüenza, Miguel A. Cauqui, Juan C. Hernández-Garrido, and Michael U. Kumke. J. Phys. Chem. C: September 15, 2014

Recent Research & Development for Acetylacetonates

  • An Oxygen-Chelate Complex, Palladium Bis-acetylacetonate, Induces Apoptosis in H460 Cells via Endoplasmic Reticulum Stress Pathway Rather than Interacting with DNA. Yi Wang, Jie Hu, Yuepiao Cai, Shanmei Xu, Bixia Weng, Kesong Peng, Xiaoyan Wei, Tao Wei, Huiping Zhou, Xiaokun Li, and Guang Liang. J. Med. Chem.: November 25, 2013
  • Binary Diffusion Coefficients of Platinum(II) Acetylacetonate in Supercritical Carbon Dioxide. Chang Yi Kong, Tomoya Siratori, Guosheng Wang, Takeshi Sako, and Toshitaka Funazukuri. J. Chem. Eng. Data: October 15, 2013
  • Cyclometalated 4-Styryl-2-phenylpyridine Platinum(II) Acetylacetonate Complexes as Second-Order NLO Building Blocks for SHG Active Polymeric Films. Alessia Colombo, Claudia Dragonetti, Daniele Marinotto, Stefania Righetto, Dominique Roberto, Silvia Tavazzi, Muriel Escadeillas, Véronique Guerchais, Hubert Le Bozec, Abdou Boucekkine, and Camille Latouche. Organometallics: July 11, 2013
  • Single-Molecule Magnetism in Three Related {CoIII2DyIII2}-Acetylacetonate Complexes with Multiple Relaxation Mechanisms. Stuart K. Langley, Nicholas F. Chilton, Boujemaa Moubaraki, and Keith S. Murray. Inorg. Chem.: May 29, 2013
  • Oxidatively Induced P–O Bond Formation through Reductive Coupling between Phosphido and Acetylacetonate, 8-Hydroxyquinolinate, and Picolinate Groups. Andersson Arias, Juan Forniés, Consuelo Fortuño, and Antonio Martín , Piero Mastrorilli, Stefano Todisco, Mario Latronico, and Vito Gallo. Inorg. Chem.: April 18, 2013
  • Binding Modes of Carboxylate- and Acetylacetonate-Linked Chromophores to Homodisperse Polyoxotitanate Nanoclusters. Jesse D. Sokolow, Elzbieta Trzop, Yang Chen, Jiji Tang, Laura J. Allen, Robert H. Crabtree, Jason B. Benedict, and Philip Coppens. J. Am. Chem. Soc.: June 19, 2012
  • Dinuclear Cu(II) Complexes of Isomeric Bis-(3-acetylacetonate)benzene Ligands: Synthesis, Structure, and Magnetic Properties. Marzio Rancan, Alessandro Dolmella, Roberta Seraglia, Simonetta Orlandi, Silvio Quici, Lorenzo Sorace, Dante Gatteschi, and Lidia Armelao. Inorg. Chem.: April 19, 2012
  • Bis(acetylacetonate) Tungsten(IV) Complexes Containing a Basic Diazoalkane or Oxo Ligand. Chetna Khosla, Andrew B. Jackson, Peter S. White, and Joseph L. Templeton. Organometallics: January 17, 2012
  • Visible-Light-Driven Copper Acetylacetonate Decomposition by BiVO4. Shin-ichi Naya, Masanori Tanaka, Keisuke Kimura, and Hiroaki Tada. Langmuir: July 7, 2011
  • Metal-Acetylacetonate Synthesis Experiments: Which Is Greener?. M. Gabriela T. C. Ribeiro and Adélio A. S. C. Machado. J. Chem. Educ.: April 11, 2011