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Lanthanum Chunk

High Purity La Chunk
CAS 7439-91-0

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Formula CAS No. PubChem SID PubChem CID MDL No. EC No Beilstein
Re. No.
La 7439-91-0 24855951 23926 MFCD00011066 231-099-0 N/A [La] InChI=1S/La FZLIPJUXYLNCLC-UHFFFAOYSA-N

PROPERTIES Mol. Wt. Appearance Density Tensile Strength Melting Point Boiling Point Thermal Conductivity Electrical Resistivity Eletronegativity Specific Heat Heat of Vaporization Heat of Fusion MSDS
138.91 Silvery 6146 kg/m³ N/A 920°C 3470°C 0.134 W/cm/K @ 298.2 K 5.70 microhm-cm @ 25°C 1.1 Paulings 0.047 Cal/g/K @ 25 °C 96 K-Cal/gm atom at 3457 °C 2.40 Cal/gm mole Safety Data Sheet

High Purity ChunkAmerican Elements specializes in producing high purity Lanthanum Chunks are produced using crystallization, solid state and other ultra high purification processes such as sublimation. Standard Chunk pieces are amorphous uniform pieces ranging in size from 5-15 mm. American Elements specializes in producing custom compositions for commercial and research applications and for new proprietary technologies. American Elements also casts any of the rare earth metals and most other advanced materials into granules, rod, bar or plate form, as well as other machined shapes and through other processes such as nanoparticles and in the form of solutions and organometallics. We also produce Lanthanum as rod, pellets, powder, pieces, disc, ingot, wire, and in compound forms, such as oxide. Other shapes are available by request.

Lanthanum (La) atomic and molecular weight, atomic number and elemental symbol Lanthanum (atomic symbol: La, atomic number: 57) is a Block F, Group 3, Period 6 element with an atomic weight of 138.90547. The number of electrons in each of lanthanum's shells is [2, 8, 18, 18, 9, 2] and its electron configuration is [Xe] 5d1 6s2. The lanthanum atom has a radius of 187 pm and a Van der Waals radius of 240 pm. Lanthanum Bohr Model Lanthanum was first discovered by Carl Mosander in 1838. In its elemental form, lanthanum has a silvery white appearance. Elemental Lanthanum It is a soft, malleable, and ductile metal that oxidizes easily in air. Lanthanum is the first element in the rare earth or lanthanide series. It is the model for all the other trivalent rare earths and it is the second most abundant of the rare earths after cerium. Lanthanum is found in minerals such as monazite and bastnasite. The name lanthanum originates from the Greek word Lanthaneia, which means 'to lie hidden'. For more information on lanthanum, including properties, safety data, research, and American Elements' catalog of lanthanum products, visit the Lanthanum element page.

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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 Lanthanum

  • Lanthanum Aluminum Oxide Thin-Film Dielectrics from Aqueous Solution. Paul N. Plassmeyer, Kevin Archila, John F. Wager, and Catherine J. Page. ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces: December 22, 2014
  • Synthesis and Characterization of Nitrogen-Rich Macrocyclic Ligands and an Investigation of Their Coordination Chemistry with Lanthanum(III). Justin J. Wilson, Eva R. Birnbaum, Enrique R. Batista, Richard L. Martin, and Kevin D. John. Inorg. Chem.: December 19, 2014
  • Versatile Nickel–Lanthanum(III) Catalyst for Direct Conversion of Cellulose to Glycols. Ruiyan Sun, Tingting Wang, Mingyuan Zheng, Weiqiao Deng, Jifeng Pang, Aiqin Wang, Xiaodong Wang, and Tao Zhang. ACS Catal.: December 16, 2014
  • Lanthanum Lead Oxide Hydroxide Nitrates with a Nonlinear Optical Effect. Genxiang Wang, Min Luo, Chensheng Lin, Ning Ye, Yuqiao Zhou, and Wendan Cheng. Inorg. Chem.: November 11, 2014
  • Octacoordinate Metal Carbonyls of Lanthanum and Cerium: Experimental Observation and Theoretical Calculation. Hua Xie, Jie Wang, Zhengbo Qin, Lei Shi, Zichao Tang, and Xiaopeng Xing. J. Phys. Chem. A: September 9, 2014
  • Bismuth Doped Lanthanum Ferrites Perovskites as Novel Cathodes for Intermediate-Temperature Solid Oxide Fuel Cells. Mei Li, Yao Wang, Yunlong Wang, Fanglin Chen, and Changrong Xia. ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces: June 27, 2014
  • First-Principles Study of Lanthanum Strontium Manganite: Insights into Electronic Structure and Oxygen Vacancy Formation. Michele Pavone, Ana B. Muñoz-García, Andrew M. Ritzmann, and Emily A. Carter. J. Phys. Chem. C: June 3, 2014
  • Local Structure and La L1 and L3-Edge XANES Spectra of Lanthanum Complex oxides. Hiroyuki Asakura, Tetsuya Shishido, Kentaro Teramura, and Tsunehiro Tanaka. Inorg. Chem.: May 29, 2014
  • Zinc/Lanthanum Mixed-Oxide Catalyst for the Synthesis of Glycerol Carbonate by Transesterification of Glycerol. Dheerendra Singh, Bhoja Reddy, Anuradda Ganesh, and Sanjay Mahajani. Ind. Eng. Chem. Res.: May 28, 2014
  • Improving the Electrical Properties of Lanthanum Silicate Films on Ge Metal Oxide Semiconductor Capacitors by Adopting Interfacial Barrier and Capping Layers. Yu Jin Choi, Hajin Lim, Suhyeong Lee, Sungin Suh, Joon Rae Kim, Hyung-Suk Jung, Sanghyun Park, Jong Ho Lee, Seong Gyeong Kim, Cheol Seong Hwang, and HyeongJoon Kim. ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces: April 15, 2014