Gold Silver Copper Alloy

Au Ag Cu Alloy


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Au- 60% Ag-20% Cu-20% AUAG-CU-01-P.20CU Contact American Elements

Gold Silver Copper is one of numerous metal alloys sold by American Elements under the tradename AE Alloys™. Generally immediately available in most volumes, AE Alloys™ are available as bar, Ingot, ribbon, wire, shot, sheet, and foil. Ultra high purity and high purity forms also include metal powder, submicron powder and nanoscale, targets for thin film deposition, and pellets for chemical vapor deposition (CVD) and physical vapor deposition (PVD) 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. Primary applications include bearing assembly, ballast, casting, step soldering, and radiation shielding.

Gold (Au) atomic and molecular weight, atomic number and elemental symbol Gold (atomic symbol: Au, atomic number: 79) is a Block D, Group 11, Period 6 element with an atomic weight of 196.966569. The number of electrons in each of Gold's shells is 2, 8, 18, 32, 18, 1 and its electron configuration is [Xe] 4f142 5d10 6s1. Gold Bohr ModelThe gold atom has a radius of 144 pm and a Van der Waals radius of 217 pm. Gold was first discovered by Early Man prior to 6000 B.C. In its elemental form, gold has a metallic yellow appearance. Elemental Gold Gold is a soft metal and is usually alloyed to give it more strength. It is a good conductor of heat and electricity, and is unaffected by air and most reagents. It is one of the least reactive chemical elements. Gold is often found as a free element and with silver as a gold silver alloy. Less commonly, it is found in minerals as gold compounds, usually with tellurium. For more information on gold, including properties, safety data, research, and American Elements' catalog of gold products, visit the Gold Information Center.

Silver (Ag)atomic and molecular weight, atomic number and elemental symbolSilver (atomic symbol: Ag, atomic number: 47) is a Block D, Group 11, Period 5 element with an atomic weight of 107.8682. Silver Bohr ModelThe number of electrons in each of Silver's shells is 2, 8, 18, 18, 1 and its electron configuration is [Kr]4d10 5s1. The silver atom has a radius of 144 pm and a Van der Waals radius of 203 pm. Silver was first discovered by Early Man prior to 5000 BC. In its elemental form, silver has a brilliant white metallic luster. Elemental SilverIt is a little harder than gold and is very ductile and malleable, being exceeded only by gold and perhaps palladium. Pure silver has the highest electrical and thermal conductivity of all metals and possesses the lowest contact resistance. It is stable in pure air and water, but tarnishes when exposed to ozone, hydrogen sulfide, or air containing sulfur. It is found in copper, copper-nickel, lead, and lead-zinc ores among others. Silver was named after the Anglo-Saxon word "seolfor" or "siolfur," meaning 'silver'. For more information on silver, including properties, safety data, research, and American Elements' catalog of silver products, visit the Silver Information Center.

Copper Bohr ModelCopper (Cu) atomic and molecular weight, atomic number and elemental symbolCopper (atomic symbol: Cu, atomic number: 29) is a Block D, Group 11, Period 4 element with an atomic weight of 63.546. The number of electrons in each of copper's shells is 2, 8, 18, 1 and its electron configuration is [Ar] 3d10 4s1. The copper atom has a radius of 128 pm and a Van der Waals radius of 186 pm. Copper was first discovered by Early Man prior to 9000 BC.In its elemental form, copper has a red-orange metallic luster appearance. Elemental Copper Of all pure metals, only silver has a higher electrical conductivity.The origin of the word copper comes from the Latin word 'cuprium' which translates as "metal of Cyprus." Cyprus, a Mediterranean island, was known as an ancient source of mined copper. For more information on copper, including properties, safety data, research, and American Elements' catalog of copper products, visit the Copper Information Center.


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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 Gold

  • Xi Ke, Yantong Xu, Changchun Yu, Jie Zhao, Guofeng Cui, Drew Higgins, Qing Li, Gang Wu, Nanoporous gold on three-dimensional nickel foam: An efficient hybrid electrode for hydrogen peroxide electroreduction in acid media, Journal of Power Sources, Volume 269, 10 December 2014
  • Tamara V. Basova, Roman G. Parkhomenko, Igor K. Igumenov, Aseel Hassan, Mahmut Durmus, Ayse Gül Gürek, Vefa Ahsen, Composites of liquid crystalline nickel phthalocyanine with gold nanoparticles: Liquid crystalline behaviour and optical properties, Dyes and Pigments, Volume 111, December 2014
  • Xianyi Cao, Fei Shen, Minwei Zhang, Jiajia Guo, Yeli Luo, Jingyue Xu, Ying Li, Chunyan Sun, Highly sensitive detection of melamine based on fluorescence resonance energy transfer between rhodamine B and gold nanoparticles, Dyes and Pigments, Volume 111, December 2014
  • Sandeep Nigam, Chiranjib Majumder, Comparison between cluster and slab model for Pt-group atom adsorption on gold and silver substrate, Surface Science, Volume 630, December 2014
  • Shuiping Liu, Lianjiang Tan, Xiaoqiang Li, Jiajia Fu, Ioannis S. Chronakis, Mingqiao Ge, Gold nanoparticles–gelatin hybrid fibers with bright photoluminescence, Materials Letters, Volume 135, 15 November 2014
  • Guowen An, Shuguang Li, Wan Zhang, Zhenkai Fan, Yajie Bao, A polarization filter of gold-filled photonic crystal fiber with regular triangular and rectangular lattices, Optics Communications, Volume 331, 15 November 2014
  • Yangyang Duan, Jing Wang, Fan Gao, Jing Wang, Yiye Li, Xin Wang, Guangjun Nie, Mesoporous silica-coating of gold nanorods by a templated method, Ceramics International, Volume 40, Issue 9, Part B, November 2014
  • Stephanie Vial, Dmytro Nykypanchuk, Francis Leonard Deepak, Marta Prado, Oleg Gang, Plasmonic response of DNA-assembled gold nanorods: Effect of DNA linker length, temperature and linker/nanoparticles ratio, Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, Volume 433, 1 November 2014
  • Shweta Verma, B. Tirumala Rao, A.K. Srivastava, H.S. Patel, S. Satapathy, M.P. Joshi, V.K. Sahu, L.M. Kukreja, Studies on interdependent optical properties of Rhodamine 6G dye and gold nanoparticles at different dilutions of aqueous solutions, Journal of Luminescence, Volume 155, November 2014
  • Qingsong Jiang, Jian Gao, Hong Tao, Guojia Fang, Helin Wei, Lin Yi, Enhanced performance of dye-sensitized solar cells using silica/gold core–shell spheres modified photoanodes, Materials Letters, Volume 134, 1 November 2014
  • Mahdi Malekshahi Byranvand, Ali Nemati Kharat, One pot green synthesis of gold nanowires using pomegranate juice, Materials Letters, Volume 134, 1 November 2014
  • Jing Liu, Changyuan Hu, Jingkun Xu, Fengxing Jiang, Fei Chen, Enhanced photocatalytic performance of partially reduced graphene oxide under simulated solar light through loading gold nanoparticles, Materials Letters, Volume 134, 1 November 2014
  • Jing Li, Minmin Chang, Xinmu Zhou, Dongping Li, Yongxiu Li, Facile synthesis of gold nanopuncheons with high-index facets and their SERS effects on Rhodamine 6G, Materials Research Bulletin, Volume 59, November 2014
  • Mostafa Roosta, Mehrorang Ghaedi, Maryam Mohammadi, Removal of Alizarin Red S by gold nanoparticles loaded on activated carbon combined with ultrasound device: Optimization by experimental design methodology, Powder Technology, Volume 267, November 2014
  • Eran Shaffir, Yaron Kauffmann, Ilan Riess, Void formation in gold films on yttrium-doped zirconia in the initial stage of de-wetting, Acta Materialia, Volume 79, 15 October 2014
  • Weidong Ruan, Tieli Zhou, Ge Hui, Yue Wang, Xiaoli Chong, Xu Wang, Wei Song, Xiaoxia Han, Bing Zhao, Particle lithography-based patterning of polyelectrolyte template films and their application in fabrication of gold/silver nanoparticle assembly, Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, Volume 432, 15 October 2014
  • J. Burunkova, I. Csarnovics, I. Denisyuk, L. Daróczi, S. Kökényesi, Enhancement of laser recording in gold/amorphous chalcogenide and gold/acrylate nanocomposite layers, Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids, Volume 402, 15 October 2014
  • S. Mammeri, S. Ouichaoui, H. Ammi, A. Dib, Sputtering and surface structure modification of gold thin films deposited onto silicon substrates under the impact of 20–160 keV Ar+ ions, Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section B: Beam Interactions with Materials and Atoms, Volume 337, 15 October 2014
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Recent Research & Development for Silver

  • Mingzhong Zou, Jiaxin Li, WeiWei Wen, Luzhuo Chen, Lunhui Guan, Heng Lai, Zhigao Huang, Silver-incorporated composites of Fe2O3 carbon nanofibers as anodes for high-performance lithium batteries, Journal of Power Sources, Volume 270, 15 December 2014
  • Qiyu Wang, Xiaoqiang CUI, Weiming Guan, Lei Zhang, Xiaofeng Fan, Zhan Shi, Weitao Zheng, Shape-dependent catalytic activity of oxygen reduction reaction (ORR) on silver nanodecahedra and nanocubes, Journal of Power Sources, Volume 269, 10 December 2014
  • Huang Lin-jun, Wang Yan-xin, Huang Zhen, Tang Jian-guo, Wang Yao, Liu Ji-xian, Jiao Ji-qing, Liu Jing-quan, Laurence A. Belfiore, Effects of graphene/silver nanohybrid additives on electrochemical properties of magnesium-based amorphous alloy, Journal of Power Sources, Volume 269, 10 December 2014
  • Nguyen Thi Lan, Do Thi Chi, Ngo Xuan Dinh, Nguyen Duy Hung, Hoang Lan, Pham Anh Tuan, Le Hong Thang, Nguyen Ngoc Trung, Nguyen Quang Hoa, Tran Quang Huy, Nguyen Van Quy, Thanh-Tung Duong, Vu Ngoc Phan, Anh-Tuan Le, Photochemical decoration of silver nanoparticles on graphene oxide nanosheets and their optical characterization, Journal of Alloys and Compounds, Volume 615, 5 December 2014
  • Liangtao Pu, Kexun Li, Zhihao Chen, Peng Zhang, Xi Zhang, Zhou Fu, Silver electrodeposition on the activated carbon air cathode for performance improvement in microbial fuel cells, Journal of Power Sources, Volume 268, 5 December 2014
  • Yanan Yu, Mingzhe Jia, Huifeng Tian, Jingbo Hu, The fabrication of silver ion implantation-modified electrode and its application in electrocatalytic oxidation of formaldehyde, Journal of Power Sources, Volume 267, 1 December 2014
  • Sandeep Nigam, Chiranjib Majumder, Comparison between cluster and slab model for Pt-group atom adsorption on gold and silver substrate, Surface Science, Volume 630, December 2014
  • Yuan-Fong Chau, Chih-Chan Hu, Ci-Yao Jheng, Yao-Tsung Tsai, Li-Zen Hsieh, Wayne Yang, Chien-Ying Chiang, Yuh-Sien Sun, Cheng-Min Lee, Numerical investigation of surface plasmon resonance effects on photocatalytic activities using silver nanobeads photodeposited onto a titanium dioxide layer, Optics Communications, Volume 331, 15 November 2014
  • Safaa N. Saud, E. Hamzah, T. Abubakar, H.R. Bakhsheshi-Rad, S. Farahany, A. Abdolahi, M.M. Taheri, Influence of Silver nanoparticles addition on the phase transformation, mechanical properties and corrosion behaviour of Cu–Al–Ni shape memory alloys, Journal of Alloys and Compounds, Volume 612, 5 November 2014
  • K. Thanigai Arul, J. Ramana Ramya, G.M. Bhalerao, S. Narayana Kalkura, Physicochemical characterization of the superhydrophilic, magnesium and silver ions co-incorporated nanocrystalline hydroxyapatite, synthesized by microwave processing, Ceramics International, Volume 40, Issue 9, Part A, November 2014
  • Lorena Soria, Paloma Ovejero, Mercedes Cano, José A. Campo, M. Rosario Torres, Cristina Núñez, Carlos Lodeiro, Selecting pyrazole-based silver complexes for efficient liquid crystal and luminescent materials, Dyes and Pigments, Volume 110, November 2014
  • Osman Ozturk, Ozlem Oter, Serdar Yildirim, Elif Subasi, Kadriye Ertekin, Erdal Celik, Hamdi Temel, Tuning oxygen sensitivity of ruthenium complex exploiting silver nanoparticles, Journal of Luminescence, Volume 155, November 2014
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  • Dennis Wittmaier, Norbert Wagner, K. Andreas Friedrich, Hatem M.A. Amin, Helmut Baltruschat, Modified carbon-free silver electrodes for the use as cathodes in lithium–air batteries with an aqueous alkaline electrolyte, Journal of Power Sources, Volume 265, 1 November 2014
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  • Hui Liu, Tingting Liu, Xiaonan Dong, Zhenfeng Zhu, A novel fabrication of silver-modified 3D singlecrystal nanowires-assembled rutile TiO2 nanoflowers with enhanced visible photocatalytic activities, Materials Letters, Volume 134, 1 November 2014
  • Lang Pei, Weidong Xiang, Xiuli Zhao, Xiaojuan Liang, Xinyu Yang, Haitao Liu, Zhaoping Chen, Cuiping Xie, Xin Ma, Chenglong Zhang, Li Ma, Jialong Zhao, Sol–gel synthesis of silver nanocrystals embedded in sodium borosilicate monolithic transparent glass with giant third-order optical nonlinearities, Materials Research Bulletin, Volume 59, November 2014
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Recent Research & Development for Copper

  • Jindi Cai, Yanzhen Zeng, Yonglang Guo, Copper@palladium–copper core–shell nanospheres as a highly effective electrocatalyst for ethanol electro-oxidation in alkaline media, Journal of Power Sources, Volume 270, 15 December 2014
  • Jing-Jing Lv, Shan-Shan Li, Ai-Jun Wang, Li-Ping Mei, Jiu-Ju Feng, Jian-Rong Chen, Zhaojiang Chen, One-pot synthesis of monodisperse palladium–copper nanocrystals supported on reduced graphene oxide nanosheets with improved catalytic activity and methanol tolerance for oxygen reduction reaction, Journal of Power Sources, Volume 269, 10 December 2014
  • Caihong Feng, Le Zhang, Zhihui Wang, Xiangyun Song, Kening Sun, Feng Wu, Gao Liu, Synthesis of copper sulfide nanowire bundles in a mixed solvent as a cathode material for lithium-ion batteries, Journal of Power Sources, Volume 269, 10 December 2014
  • Kabeer Raza, Fazal Ahmad Khalid, Optimization of sintering parameters for diamond–copper composites in conventional sintering and their thermal conductivity, 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
  • Ke Liu, Yang Song, Shaowei Chen, Electrocatalytic activities of alkyne-functionalized copper nanoparticles in oxygen reduction in alkaline media, Journal of Power Sources, Volume 268, 5 December 2014
  • E. Linga Reddy, J. Karuppiah, Hyun Chan Lee, Dong Hyun Kim, Steam reforming of methanol over copper loaded anodized aluminum oxide (AAO) prepared through electrodeposition, Journal of Power Sources, Volume 268, 5 December 2014
  • Lijie Zhang, Ming Meng, Xiaojing Wang, Shuang Zhou, Lijuan Yang, Tianyong Zhang, Lirong Zheng, Jing Zhang, Tiandou Hu, A series of copper-free ternary oxide catalysts ZnAlCex used for hydrogen production via dimethyl ether steam reforming, Journal of Power Sources, Volume 268, 5 December 2014
  • Laura Sanz, David Lloyd, Eva Magdalena, Jesús Palma, Kyösti Kontturi, Description and performance of a novel aqueous all-copper redox flow battery, Journal of Power Sources, Volume 268, 5 December 2014
  • Kaiyou Zhang, Hong Chen, Xue Wang, Donglin Guo, Chenguo Hu, Shuxia Wang, Junliang Sun, Qiang Leng, Synthesis and structure determination of potassium copper selenide nanowires and solid-state supercapacitor application, Journal of Power Sources, Volume 268, 5 December 2014
  • Song-yi Zhong, Le-hua Qi, Jun Luo, Han-song Zuo, Xiang-hui Hou, He-jun Li, Effect of process parameters on copper droplet ejecting by pneumatic drop-on-demand technology, Journal of Materials Processing Technology, Volume 214, Issue 12, December 2014
  • Tamer Crosby, Giacomo Po, Nasr M. Ghoniem, Modeling plastic deformation of post-irradiated copper micro-pillars, Journal of Nuclear Materials, Volume 455, Issues 1–3, December 2014
  • Gang He, Kunyuan Xu, Shibin Guo, Xueqiang Qian, Zengchao Yang, Guanghua Liu, Jiangtao Li, Preparation of tungsten fiber reinforced-tungsten/copper composite for plasma facing component, Journal of Nuclear Materials, Volume 455, Issues 1–3, December 2014
  • Xiang Liu, Youyun Lian, Lei Chen, Zengkui Cheng, Jiming Chen, Xuru Duan, Jioupeng Song, Yang Yu, Tungsten joining with copper alloy and its high heat load performance, Journal of Nuclear Materials, Volume 455, Issues 1–3, December 2014
  • F. D’Elia, C. Ravindran, D. Sediako, K.U. Kainer, N. Hort, Hot tearing mechanisms of B206 aluminum–copper alloy, Materials & Design, Volume 64, December 2014
  • Jingqing Zhang, Yifu Shen, Xin Yao, Haisheng Xu, Bo Li, Investigation on dissimilar underwater friction stir lap welding of 6061-T6 aluminum alloy to pure copper, Materials & Design, Volume 64, December 2014
  • M.M. El-Nahass, F.S.H. Abu-Samaha, Shokry Menshawy, Eman Elesh, Effect of annealing on structural and optical properties of copper tetraphenylporphyrin (CuTPP) thin films, Optics & Laser Technology, Volume 64, December 2014
  • Krzysztof Naplocha, Kazimierz Granat, Jacek Kaczmar, Reactive melt infiltration of copper in Al–Cr preforms produced through combustion synthesis, Journal of Alloys and Compounds, Volume 613, 15 November 2014
  • Pouyan Paknahad, Masoud Askari, Milad Ghorbanzadeh, Application of sol–gel technique to synthesis of copper–cobalt spinel on the ferritic stainless steel used for solid oxide fuel cell interconnects, Journal of Power Sources, Volume 266, 15 November 2014
  • Xin Qing, Jingjing Shi, Chengyu Ma, Mengyang Fan, Zhengyu Bai, Zhongwei Chen, Jinli Qiao, Jiujun Zhang, Simultaneous formation of nitrogen and sulfur-doped transition metal catalysts for oxygen reduction reaction through pyrolyzing carbon-supported copper phthalocyanine tetrasulfonic acid tetrasodium salt, Journal of Power Sources, Volume 266, 15 November 2014