Neodymium Ribbon

High Purity Nd Ribbon
CAS 7440-00-8

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

Formula CAS No. PubChem SID PubChem CID MDL No. EC No Beilstein
Re. No.
Nd 7440-00-8 24869760 23934 MFCD00011130 231-109-3 N/A [Nd] InChI=1S/Nd QEFYFXOXNSNQGX-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
144.24 Silvery 6800 kg/m³ N/A 1024°C 3100 °C 0.165 W/cm/K @ 298.2 K 64.0 microhm-cm @ 25°C 1.2 Paulings 0.049 Cal/g/K @ 25°C 69 K-Cal/gm atom at 3068°C 1.70 Cal/gm mole Safety Data Sheet

See research below. American Elements specializes in producing Neodymium as ribbon in various thicknesses and sizes. Most ribbon is rolled High Purity Metallic Ribbonfor use in coating and thin film 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), Organometallic and Chemical Vapor Deposition (MOCVD) for specific applications such as fuel cells and solar energy. Thicknesses up to 0.02" and widths up to 1" are available for most metals. 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 (See also application discussion at Nanotechnology Information and at Quantum Dots) and in the form of solutions and organometallics. We also produce Neodymium as rods, powder and plates. Other shapes are available by request.

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

  • Barbara Skolyszewska-Kühberger, Thomas L. Reichmann, Herbert Ipser, Phase equilibria in the neodymium–cadmium binary system, Journal of Alloys and Compounds, Volume 606, 5 September 2014
  • 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
  • Guicheng Jiang, Xiantao Wei, Shaoshuai Zhou, Yonghu Chen, Changkui Duan, Min Yin, Neodymium doped lanthanum oxysulfide as optical temperature sensors, Journal of Luminescence, Volume 152, August 2014
  • Elisha A. Josepha, Sara Farooq, Cinnamon M. Mitchell, John B. Wiley, Synthesis and thermal stability studies of a series of metastable Dion–Jacobson double-layered neodymium-niobate perovskites, Journal of Solid State Chemistry, Volume 216, August 2014
  • Shanjun Ke, Yanmin Wang, Zhidong Pan, Effect of lithium chloride on crystallization process of neodymium disilicate, Ceramics International, Available online 12 June 2014
  • M.D. Rodriguez, W.X. Li, F. Chen, C. Trautmann, T. Bierschenk, B. Afra, D. Schauries, R.C. Ewing, S.T. Mudie, P. Kluth, SAXS and TEM investigation of ion tracks in neodymium-doped yttrium aluminium garnet, Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section B: Beam Interactions with Materials and Atoms, Volume 326, 1 May 2014
  • F. Tárkányi, S. Takács, F. Ditrói, A. Hermanne, H. Yamazaki, M. Baba, A. Mohammadi, A.V. Ignatyuk, Activation cross-sections of deuteron induced nuclear reactions on neodymium up to 50 MeV, Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section B: Beam Interactions with Materials and Atoms, Volume 325, 15 April 2014
  • R. Venkata Krishnan, R. Babu, G. Panneerselvam, Brij Mohan Singh, Abhiram Senapati, K. Ananthasivan, M.P. Antony, K. Nagarajan, Solubility studies and thermophysical properties of uranium–neodymium mixed oxides system, Ceramics International, Volume 40, Issue 3, April 2014
  • Nengli Wang, Xiyan Zhang, Zhaohui Bai, Synthesis of neodymium doped yttria nanopowders by microwave-assisted glycine combustion method and the powder characteristics, Ceramics International, Volume 40, Issue 3, April 2014
  • S.K. Ghosh, M. Ganguly, S.K. Rout, S. Chanda, T.P. Sinha, Structural, optical and dielectric relaxor properties of neodymium doped cubic perovskite (Ba1-xNd2x/3)(Zr0.3Ti0.7)O3, Solid State Sciences, Volume 30, April 2014
  • Yen-Nien Wang, Yih-Chien Chen, Shi-Li Yao, Chung-Yen Wu, Microwave dielectric properties of neodymium tin oxide, Ceramics International, Volume 40, Issue 2, March 2014
  • Vijayeta Pal, R.K. Dwivedi, O.P. Thakur, Effect of neodymium substitution on structural and ferroelectric properties of BNT ceramics, Materials Research Bulletin, Volume 51, March 2014
  • Weizuo Li, Jingya Li, Hongfeng Li, Pengfei Yan, Guangfeng Hou, Guangming Li, NIR luminescence of 2-(2,2,2-trifluoroethyl)-1-indone (TFI) neodymium and ytterbium complexes, Journal of Luminescence, Volume 146, February 2014
  • A. Sanaty-Zadeh, X. Xia, A.A. Luo, D.S. Stone, Precipitation evolution and kinetics in a magnesium-neodymium-zinc alloy, Journal of Alloys and Compounds, Volume 583, 15 January 2014
  • H. El moussaoui, O. Mounkachi, R. Masrour, M. Hamedoun, E.K. Hlil, A. Benyoussef, Synthesis and super-paramagnetic properties of neodymium ferrites nanorods, Journal of Alloys and Compounds, Volume 581, 25 December 2013
  • José J. Baldoví, Juan M. Clemente-Juan, Eugenio Coronado, Alejandro Gaita-Ariño, Two pyrazolylborate dysprosium(III) and neodymium(III) single ion magnets modeled by a Radial Effective Charge approach, Polyhedron, Volume 66, 13 December 2013
  • Monica Ganio, Monica Gulmini, Kris Latruwe, Frank Vanhaecke, Patrick Degryse, Sasanian glass from Veh Ardašir investigated by strontium and neodymium isotopic analysis, Journal of Archaeological Science, Volume 40, Issue 12, December 2013
  • Sergey P. Babailov, Eugeny N. Zapolotsky, Eduard S. Fomin, Molecular structure and paramagnetic properties of bis-diisobutyl-dithiophosphinate complexes of neodymium(III), europium(III) and ytterbium(III) with 1,10-phenanthroline using NMR, Polyhedron, Volume 65, 28 November 2013
  • Feng Wang, Heng Liu, Wenjie Zheng, Jun Guo, Chunyu Zhang, Liping Zhao, Hexin Zhang, Yanming Hu, Chenxi Bai, Xuequan Zhang, Fully-reversible and semi-reversible coordinative chain transfer polymerizations of 1,3-butadiene with neodymium-based catalytic systems, Polymer, Volume 54, Issue 25, 27 November 2013
  • Zhan-Guo Liu, Jia-Hu Ouyang, Yu Zhou, Ren-Xian Zhu, Hot corrosion behavior of neodymium magnesium hexaaluminate by vanadium pentoxide in air, Journal of Alloys and Compounds, Volume 578, 25 November 2013