Neodymium Chloride

CAS 10024-93-8

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(2N) 99% Neodymium Chloride ND-CL-02 Contact American Elements
(3N) 99.9% Neodymium Chloride ND-CL-03 Contact American Elements
(4N) 99.99% Neodymium Chloride ND-CL-04 Contact American Elements
(5N) 99.999% Neodymium Chloride ND-CL-05 Contact American Elements

Formula CAS No. PubChem CID MDL No. EC No IUPAC Name Beilstein
Re. No.
NdCl3• 6H2O
66204 MFCD00011132 233-031-5 trichloroneodymium N/A Cl[Nd](Cl)Cl InChI=1S/3ClH

PROPERTIES Compound Formula Mol. Wt. Appearance Melting Point Boiling Point Density

Exact Mass

Monoisotopic Mass Charge MSDS
Cl3Nd 250.60 Powder 758° C
(1,396° F)
1,600° C
(2,912° F)
4.134 g/cm3 246.814 246.814 0 Safety Data Sheet

Chloride IonNeodymium Chloride is an excellent water soluble crystalline neodymium source for uses compatible with chlorides. Hydrate or anhydrous forms may be purchased. Chloride compounds can conduct electricity when fused or dissolved in water. Chloride materials can be decomposed by electrolysis to chlorine gas and the metal. They are formed through various chlorination processes whereby at least one chlorine anion (Cl-) is covalently bonded to the relevant metal or cation. Ultra high purity and proprietary formulations can be prepared. The chloride ion controls fluid equilibrium and pH levels in metabolic systems. They can form either inorganic or organic compounds. Primary applications include lasers, glass coloring and tinting, and dielectrics. NdCl is generally immediately available in most volumes. Ultra high purity and high purity compositions improve both optical quality and usefulness as scientific standards. Nanoscale (See also Nanotechnology Information and Quantum Dots) elemental powders and suspensions, as alternative high surface area forms, may be considered. 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.

Neodymium (Nd) atomic and molecular weight, atomic number and elemental symbol Neodymium (atomic symbol: Nd, atomic number: 60)is a Block F, Group 3, Period 6 element with an atomic weight of 144.242.Neodymium Bohr Model The number of electrons in each of Neodymium's shells is 2, 8, 18, 22, 8, 2 and its electron configuration is [Xe] 4f4 6s2. The neodymium atom has a radius of 181 pm and a Van der Waals radius of 229 pm. Neodymium was first discovered by Carl Aer von Welsbach in 1885. In its elemental form, neodymium has a silvery-white appearance. Neodymium is the most abundant of the rare earths after cerium and lanthanum. Neodymium is found in monazite and bastnäsite ores. It is used to make high-strength neodymium magnets and laser crystal substances like neodymium-doped yttrium aluminum garnet (also known as Nd:YAG). The name originates from the Greek words 'neos didymos', meaning new twin. For more information on neodymium, including properties, safety data, research, and American Elements' catalog of neodymium products, visit the Neodymium Information Center.

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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 Neodymium

  • Tao Wei, Ying Tian, Cong Tian, Xufeng Jing, Muzhi Cai, Junjie Zhang, Long Zhang, Shiqing Xu, Comprehensive evaluation of the structural, absorption, energy transfer, luminescent properties and near-infrared applications of the neodymium doped germanate glass, Journal of Alloys and Compounds, Volume 618, 5 January 2015
  • E. Gasnier, I. Bardez-Giboire, V. Montouillout, N. Pellerin, M. Allix, N. Massoni, S. Ory, M. Cabie, S. Poissonnet, D. Massiot, Homogeneity of peraluminous SiO2–B2O3–Al2O3–Na2O–CaO–Nd2O3 glasses: Effect of neodymium content, Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids, Volume 405, 1 December 2014
  • Shanjun Ke, Yanmin Wang, Zhidong Pan, Effect of lithium chloride on crystallization process of neodymium disilicate, Ceramics International, Volume 40, Issue 9, Part A, November 2014
  • H. Zaari, M. Boujnah, A.G. El hachimi, A. Benyoussef, A. El Kenz, Electronic structure and X-ray magnetic circular dichroic of Neodymium doped ZnTe using the GGA + U approximation, Computational Materials Science, Volume 93, October 2014
  • Elmar Willbold, Xuenan Gu, Devon Albert, Katharina Kalla, Katharina Bobe, Maria Brauneis, Carla Janning, Jens Nellesen, Wolfgang Czayka, Wolfgang Tillmann, Yufeng Zheng, Frank Witte, Effect of the addition of low rare earth elements (lanthanum, neodymium, cerium) on the biodegradation and biocompatibility of magnesium, Acta Biomaterialia, Available online 30 September 2014
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  • Allison M. Latshaw, Mark D. Smith, Hans-Conrad zur Loye, Crystal growth and structure of three new neodymium containing silicates: Na0.50Nd4.50(SiO4)3O, Na0.63Nd4.37(SiO4)3O0.74F0.26 and Na4.74Nd4.26(O0.52F0.48)[SiO4]4, Solid State Sciences, Volume 35, September 2014
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