Gallium Acetylacetonate

CAS 14405-43-7

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(2N) 99% Gallium Acetylacetonate GA-ACAC-02 Contact American Elements
(3N) 99.9% Gallium Acetylacetonate GA-ACAC-03 Contact American Elements
(4N) 99.99% Gallium Acetylacetonate GA-ACAC-04 Contact American Elements
(5N) 99.999% Gallium Acetylacetonate GA-ACAC-05 Contact American Elements

Formula CAS No. PubChem CID MDL No. EC No IUPAC Name Beilstein
Re. No.
Ga(CH3COCHCOCH3)3 14405-43-7 16717626 MFCD00013492 238-377-0 (Z)-4-bis[(Z)-1-methyl-3-oxobut-1-enoxy]gallanyloxypent-3-en-2-one N/A [Ga+3].O=C(/C=C(\[O-])C)C.[O-]\C(=C/C(=O)C)C.[O-]\C(=C/C(=O)C)C InChI=1S/3C5H8O2.Ga/c3*1-4(6)3-5(2)7;/h3*3,6H,1-2H3;/q;;;+3/p-3/b3*4-3-; ZVYYAYJIGYODSD-LNTINUHCSA-K

PROPERTIES Compound Formula Mol. Wt. Appearance Density

Exact Mass

Monoisotopic Mass Charge MSDS
C15H21GaO6 367.05 White to Pale Yellow 1.42 g/cm3 366.059 366.059 0 Safety Data Sheet

Acetylaceton Formula Diagram (C5H8O2)Gallium Acetylacetonate is a Gallium 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. Gallium 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 (also see Nanotechnology and Quantum Dots) and by thin film deposition. Note American Elements additionally supplies many materials as solutions. The application of Gallium that has received the most attention is the production of semiconducting compounds. Nowadays gallium arsenide (Ga-As) is undoubtedly the most used. This compound is used in the production of several electronic parts such as diodes and transistors, made for voltage rectification, signal amplification, etc. 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.

Gallium (Ga) atomic and molecular weight, atomic number and elemental symbolGallium (atomic symbol: Ga, atomic number: 31) is a Block P, Group 13, Period 4 element with an atomic weight of 69.723.The number of electrons in each of Gallium's shells is 2, 8, 18, 3 and its electron configuration is [Ar] 3d10 4s2 4p1. The gallium atom has a radius of 122.1 pm and a Van der Waals radius of 187 pm. Gallium Bohr ModelGallium was predicted by Dmitri Mendeleev in 1871. It was first discovered and isolated by Lecoq de Boisbaudran in 1875. In its elemental form, gallium has a silvery appearance. Elemental GalliumGallium is one of three elements that occur naturally as a liquid at room temperature, the other two being mercury and cesium. Gallium does not exist as a free element in nature and is sourced commercially from bauxite and sphalerite. Currently, gallium is used in semiconductor materials for microelectronics and optics. The element name originates from the Latin word 'Gallia', the old name of France, and the word 'Gallus,' meaning rooster. For more information on gallium, including properties, safety data, research, and American Elements' catalog of gallium products, visit our Periodic Table of the Elements: Gallium Information Page.

Material Safety Data Sheet MSDS
Signal Word Warning
Hazard Statements H302-H312-H315-H319-H332-H335-H351
Hazard Codes Xn
Risk Codes 20/21/22-36/37/38-40
Safety Precautions 26-36/37/39
RTECS Number N/A
Transport Information N/A
WGK Germany 3
Globally Harmonized System of
Classification and Labelling (GHS)
Exclamation Mark-Acute Toxicity Health Hazard      

Gallium(III) acetylacetonate; 3-penten-2-one, 4-hydroxy-, gallium salt, (3Z)- (3:1); tris(pentane-2,4-dionato-O,O')gallium; Ga(acac)3; Gallium tris[(2Z)-4-oxopent-2-en-2-olate]; Gallium(III) 2,4-pentanedionate; Gallium(III) 2,4-pentanedionate

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Recent Research & Development for Gallium

  • P. Zhang, L.W. Shen, J. Ouyang, Y.M. Zhang, S.Q. Wu, Z.M. Sun, Room temperature mushrooming of gallium wires and its growth mechanism, Journal of Alloys and Compounds, Volume 619, 15 January 2015
  • Wei-Sheng Liu, Shen-Yu Wu, Chao-Yu Hung, Ching-Hsuan Tseng, Yu-Lin Chang, Improving the optoelectronic properties of gallium ZnO transparent conductive thin films through titanium doping, Journal of Alloys and Compounds, Volume 616, 15 December 2014
  • Mohamed Bakr Mohamed, M. Yehia, Cation distribution and magnetic properties of nanocrystalline gallium substituted cobalt ferrite, Journal of Alloys and Compounds, Volume 615, 5 December 2014
  • Erkan Aydin, Mehmet Sankir, Nurdan Demirci Sankir, Conventional and rapid thermal annealing of spray pyrolyzed copper indium gallium sulfide thin films, Journal of Alloys and Compounds, Volume 615, 5 December 2014
  • Ming-Wei Wu, Pang-Hsin Lai, Chia-Hong Hong, Fang-Cheng Chou, The sintering behavior, microstructure, and electrical properties of gallium-doped zinc oxide ceramic targets, Journal of the European Ceramic Society, Volume 34, Issue 15, December 2014
  • Min-Jia Wang, Hui Yang, Qi-Long Zhang, Zhi-Sheng Lin, Zi-Shan Zhang, Dan Yu, Liang Hu, Microstructure and dielectric properties of BaTiO3 ceramic doped with yttrium, magnesium, gallium and silicon for AC capacitor application, Materials Research Bulletin, Volume 60, December 2014
  • Helge Reinsch, Dirk De Vos, Structures and properties of gallium-MOFs with MIL-53-topology based on aliphatic linker molecules, Microporous and Mesoporous Materials, Volume 200, December 2014
  • V.V. Serikov, N.M. Kleinerman, A.V. Vershinin, N.V. Mushnikov, A.V. Protasov, L.A. Stashkova, O.I. Gorbatov, A.V. Ruban, Yu.N. Gornostyrev, Formation of solid solutions of gallium in Fe–Cr and Fe–Co alloys: Mössbauer studies and first-principles calculations, Journal of Alloys and Compounds, Volume 614, 25 November 2014
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Recent Research & Development for Acetylacetonates

  • Elizaveta P. Shestakova, Yuri S. Varshavsky, Victor N. Khrustalev, Galina L. Starova, Sergei N. Smirnov, Rhodium(III) cationic methyl complexes containing dimethylformamide ligand, cis-[Rh(β-diket)(PPh3)2(CH3)(DMF)][BPh4] (β-diket = acetylacetonate or benzoylacetonate), in comparison with their acetonitrile analogs, Journal of Organometallic Chemistry, Available online 7 October 2014
  • Debraj Dhar Purkayastha, Bedabrat Sarma, Chira R. Bhattacharjee, Surfactant controlled low-temperature thermal decomposition route to zinc oxide nanorods from zinc(II) acetylacetonate monohydrate, Journal of Luminescence, Volume 154, October 2014
  • L. Castañeda, A. Maldonado, J. Vega Pérez, M. de la L. Olvera, C. Torres-Torres, Electrical and optical properties of nanostructured indium doped zinc oxide thin films deposited by ultrasonic chemical spray technique, starting from zinc acetylacetonate and indium chloride, Materials Science in Semiconductor Processing, Volume 26, October 2014
  • Mei Ling Chua, Youchang Xiao, Tai-Shung Chung, Using iron (III) acetylacetonate as both a cross-linker and micropore former to develop polyimide membranes with enhanced gas separation performance, Separation and Purification Technology, Volume 133, 8 September 2014
  • Željka Petrović, Mira Ristić, Svetozar Musić, Development of ZnO microstructures produced by rapid hydrolysis of zinc acetylacetonate, Ceramics International, Volume 40, Issue 7, Part B, August 2014
  • Fengzhu Lv, Liling Fu, Emmanuel P. Giannelis, Genggeng Qi, Preparation of γ-Fe2O3/SiO2-capsule composites capable of using as drug delivery and magnetic targeting system from hydrophobic iron acetylacetonate and hydrophilic SiO2-capsule, Solid State Sciences, Volume 34, August 2014
  • Qiuli Yang, Xin Tan, Sujuan Wang, Jianyong Zhang, Liuping Chen, Jie-Peng Zhang, Cheng-Yong Su, Porous organic–inorganic hybrid aerogels based on bridging acetylacetonate, Microporous and Mesoporous Materials, Volume 187, 15 March 2014
  • M. Srinidhi Raghavan, Piyush Jaiswal, Nalini G. Sundaram, S.A. Shivashankar, A composition-dependent “re-entrant” crystallographic phase transition in the substitutional metal acetylacetonate complex (Cr1−xGax)(acac)3, Polyhedron, Volume 70, 9 March 2014
  • Sandra A. De Pascali, Antonella Muscella, Carla Vetrugno, Santo Marsigliante, Francesco Paolo Fanizzi, Synthesis, characterization and cytotoxicity of novel Pt(II) κ2O,O′-acetylacetonate complexes with nitrogen ligands, Inorganica Chimica Acta, Volume 412, 1 March 2014
  • Dmitry S. Suslov, Mikhail V. Bykov, Marina V. Belova, Pavel A. Abramov, Vitaly S. Tkach, Palladium(II)–acetylacetonate complexes containing phosphine and diphosphine ligands and their catalytic activities in telomerization of 1,3-dienes with diethylamine, Journal of Organometallic Chemistry, Volume 752, 15 February 2014