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Lithium Pieces

High Purity Li Metal Pieces
CAS 7439-93-2


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CHEMICAL
IDENTIFIER
Formula CAS No. PubChem SID PubChem CID MDL No. EC No Beilstein
Re. No.
SMILES
Identifier
InChI
Identifier
InChI
Key
Li 7439-93-2 24873303 3028194 MFCD00134051 231-102-5 N/A [Li] InChI=1S/Li WHXSMMKQMYFTQS-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
6.941 Silvery White 0.534 gm/cc N/A 180.54°C 1342°C 0.848 W/cm/K @ 298.2 K 8.55 microhm-cm @ 0 °C 1.0 Paulings 0.85 Cal/g/K @ 25°C 32.48 K-Cal/gm atom at 1342°C 1.10 Cal/gm mole Safety Data Sheet

American Elements specializes in producing high purity Shot and irregular shaped Lithium Pieces with the highest possible density 99.9+% Ultra High Purity Metallic Piecesand smallest possible average grain sizes for use in Chemical Vapor Deposition (CVD) and Physical Vapor Deposition (PVD) processes including Thermal and Electron Beam (E-Beam) Evaporation, Low Temperature Organic Evaporation, Atomic Layer Deposition (ALD), Metallic-Organic and Chemical Vapor Deposition (MOCVD). Our standard Pieces sizes average in the range of 3 mm, 4 -5 mm, 100 - 150 mm, 1/8" and 1/4". We can also provide Pieces and Shot outside this range. Materials are produced using crystallization, solid state and other ultra high purification processes such as sublimation. 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 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. 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. See safety data and research below and pricing/lead time above. We also produce Lithium as rod, ingot, powder, pellets, disc, granules, wire, and in compound forms, such as oxide. Other shapes are available by request.

Lithium Bohr ModelLithium (Li) atomic and molecular weight, atomic number and elemental symbolLithium (atomic symbol: Li, atomic number: 3) is a Block S, Group 1, Period 2 element with an atomic weight of 6.94. The number of electrons in each of Lithium's shells is [2, 1] and its electron configuration is [He] 2s1. The lithium atom has a radius of 152 pm and a Van der Waals radius of 181 pm. Lithium was discovered by Johann Arvedson in 1817 and first isolated by William Thomas Brande in 1821. The origin of the name Lithium comes from the Greek wordlithose which means "stone." Lithium is a member of the alkali group of metals. It has the highest specific heat and electrochemical potential of any element on the period table and the lowest density of any elements that are solid at room temperature. Elemental LithiumCompared to other metals, it has one of the lowest boiling points. In its elemental form, lithium is soft enough to cut with a knife; its silvery white appearance quickly darkens when exposed to air. Because of its high reactivity, elemental lithium does not occur in nature. Lithium is the key component of lithium-ion battery technology, which is becoming increasingly more prevalent in electronics. For more information on lithium, including properties, safety data, research, and American Elements' catalog of lithium products, visit the Lithium element page.


HEALTH, SAFETY & TRANSPORTATION INFORMATION
Danger
H260-H314
F,C
14/15-34
8-43-45
OJ5540000
UN 1415 4.3/PG 1
2
Corrosion-Corrosive to metals Flame-Flammables      

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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 Lithium

  • Permselective Graphene Oxide Membrane for High-Stable and Anti-Self-Discharge Lithium-Sulfur Batteries. Jia-Qi Huang, Ting-Zhou Zhuang, Qiang Zhang, Hong-Jie Peng, Cheng-Meng Chen, and Fei Wei. ACS Nano: February 16, 2015
  • Recent achievements on inorganic electrode materials for lithium ion batteries. Laurence Croguennec and M. Rosa Palacin. J. Am. Chem. Soc.: 42048
  • Ion Transport in Separator Membranes of Lithium Secondary Batteries. Yuria Saito, Wataru Morimura, Rika Kuratani, and Satoshi Nishikawa. J. Phys. Chem. C: February 12, 2015
  • Computational identification and experimental realisation of lithium vacancy introduction into the olivine LiMgPO4. Leopoldo Enciso-Maldonado, Matthew S. Dyer, Michael D. Jones, Ming Li, Julia L. Payne, Michael J. Pitcher, Mona K. Omir, John B. Claridge, Frédéric Blanc, and Matthew J. Rosseinsky. Chem. Mater.: February 12, 2015
  • First-Principles Study of Redox End-Members in Lithium-Sulfur Batteries. Haesun Park, Hyun Seung Koh, and Donald J. Siegel. J. Phys. Chem. C: February 9, 2015
  • Recovery of lithium from wastewater using development of Li ion-imprinted polymers. Xubiao Luo, Bin Guo, Jinming Luo, Feng Deng, Siyu Zhang, Shenglian Luo, and John Charles Crittenden. ACS Sustainable Chem. Eng.: February 9, 2015
  • Impedance Spectroscopy Characterization of Porous Electrodes under Different Electrode Thickness Using a Symmetric Cell for High-Performance Lithium-Ion Batteries. Nobuhiro Ogihara, Yuichi Itou, Tsuyoshi Sasaki, and Yoji Takeuchi. J. Phys. Chem. C: February 9, 2015
  • Charge Relaxation and Stokes–Einstein Relation in Diluted Electrolyte Solution of Propylene Carbonate and Lithium Perchlorate. Jolanta wiergiel, Iwona Powa, and Jan Jadyn. Ind. Eng. Chem. Res.: February 6, 2015
  • Mesoporous Carbon Interlayers with Tailored Pore Volume as Polysulfide Reservoir for High-Energy Lithium–Sulfur Batteries. Juan Balach, Tony Jaumann, Markus Klose, Steffen Oswald, Jürgen Eckert, and Lars Giebeler. J. Phys. Chem. C: February 5, 2015
  • Size-Tunable Single-Crystalline Anatase TiO2 Cubes as Anode Materials for Lithium Ion Batteries. Xuming Yang, Yingchang Yang, Hongshuai Hou, Yan Zhang, Laibing Fang, Jun Chen, and Xiaobo Ji. J. Phys. Chem. C: February 4, 2015