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Rhenium Chunk

High Purity Re Chunk
CAS 7440-15-5

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Formula CAS No. PubChem SID PubChem CID MDL No. EC No Beilstein
Re. No.
Re 7440-15-5 24869629 23947 MFCD00011195 231-124-5 N/A [Re] InChI=1S/Re WUAPFZMCVAUBPE-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
186.21 Silvery-gray 21.02 gm/cc 80,000 psi 3180 °C 5627 °C 0.480 W/cm/K @298.2 K 19.3 microhm-cm @ 20°C 1.9 Paulings 0.0329 Cal/g/K @ 25°C 152 K-Cal/gm atom at 5627°C 7.9 Cal/gm mole Safety Data Sheet

High Purity ChunkAmerican Elements specializes in producing high purity Rhenium 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 Rhenium as rod, pellets, powder, pieces, disc, ingot, wire, and in compound forms, such as oxide. Other shapes are available by request.

Rhenium (Re) atomic and molecular weight, atomic number and elemental symbolRhenium (atomic symbol: Re, atomic number: 75) is a Block D, Group 7, Period 6 element with an atomic weight of 186.207. The number of electrons in each of rhenium's shells is 2, 8, 18, 32, 13, 2 and its electron configuration is [Xe] 4f14 5d5 6s2. Rhenium Bohr ModelThe rhenium atom has a radius of 137 pm and a Van der Waals radius of 217 pm. Rhenium was discovered and first isolated by Masataka Ogawa in 1908. In its elemental form, rhenium has a silvery-white appearance. Rhenium is the fourth densest element exceeded only by platinum, iridium, and osmium. Elemental Rhenium Rhenium's high melting point is exceeded only by those of tungsten and carbon. Rhenium is found in small amounts in gadolinite and molybdenite. It is usually extracted from the flue dusts of molybdenum smelters. The name Rhenium originates from the Latin word 'Rhenus' meaning "Rhine" after the place of discovery. For more information on rhenium, including properties, safety data, research, and American Elements' catalog of rhenium products, visit the Rhenium element page.

Material Safety Data Sheet MSDS
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Hazard Statements H228
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RTECS Number VI0780000
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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 Rhenium

  • Preparation and imaging of rhenium-188 labeled human serum albumin microsphere in orthotopic hepatoma rats. Ni HC, Yu CY, Chen SJ, Chen LC, Lin CH, Lee WC, Chuang CH, Ho CL, Chang CH, Lee TW. Appl Radiat Isot. 2015 Feb 23
  • Heterobimetallic rhenium nitrido complexes containing the Kläui tripodal ligand [Co(?(5)-C5H5){P(O)(OEt)2}3](.). So YM, Chiu WH, Cheung WM, Ng HY, Lee HK, Sung HH, Williams ID, Leung WH. Dalton Trans. 2015 Mar 10
  • Technetium-99m and rhenium-188 complexes with one and two pendant bisphosphonate groups for imaging arterial calcification. Bordoloi JK, Berry D, Khan IU, Sunassee K, de Rosales RT, Shanahan C, Blower PJ. Dalton Trans. 2015 Mar 3
  • Hydrodeoxygenation of vicinal OH groups over heterogeneous rhenium catalyst promoted by palladium and ceria support. Ota N, Tamura M, Nakagawa Y, Okumura K, Tomishige K. Angew Chem Int Ed Engl. 2015 Feb 2
  • Rhenium-catalysed dehydrogenative borylation of primary and secondary C(sp(3))-H bonds adjacent to a nitrogen atom. Murai M, Omura T, Kuninobu Y, Takai K. Chem Commun (Camb). 2015 Mar 3
  • Necroptosis-inducing rhenium(v) oxo complexes. Suntharalingam K, Awuah SG, Bruno PM, Johnstone TC, Wang F, Lin W, Zheng YR, Page JE, Hemann MT, Lippard SJ. J Am Chem Soc. 2015 Mar 4
  • enantio-Enriched CPL-active helicene-bipyridine-rhenium complexes. Saleh N, Srebro M, Reynaldo T, Vanthuyne N, Toupet L, Chang VY, Muller G, Williams JA, Roussel C, Autschbach J, Crassous J. Chem Commun (Camb). 2015 Feb 17
  • Prospects of molybdenum and rhenium octahedral cluster complexes as X-ray contrast agents. Krasilnikova AA, Shestopalov MA, Brylev KA, Kirilova IA, Khripko OP, Zubareva KE, Khripko YI, Podorognaya VT, Shestopalova LV, Fedorov VE, Mironov YV. J Inorg Biochem. 2015 Mar
  • Modification of 1,2,4,5-tetrazine with cationic rhenium(i) polypyridine units to afford phosphorogenic bioorthogonal probes with enhanced reaction kinetics. Choi AW, Tso KK, Yim VM, Liu HW, Lo KK. Chem Commun (Camb). 2015 Feb 10
  • Push or Pull? Proton Responsive Ligand Effects in Rhenium Tricarbonyl CO2 Reduction Catalysts. Manbeck GF, Muckerman JT, Szalda DJ, Himeda Y, Fujita E. J Phys Chem B. 2015 Mar 2.
  • Crystal structure of cis-bis-(μ-7beta;-alanine-k(2) O:O')bis[tri-chlorido-rhenium(III)](Re-Re) sesquihydrate. Golichenko AA, Domasevitch KV, Kytova DE, Shtemenko AV. Acta Crystallogr E Crystallogr Commun. 2015 Jan 1
  • Photoinduced intercomponent excited-state decays in a molecular dyad made of a dinuclear rhenium(i) chromophore and a fullerene electron acceptor unit. Nastasi F, Puntoriero F, Natali M, Mba M, Maggini M, Mussini P, Panigati M, Campagna S. Photochem Photobiol Sci. 2015 Feb 27.
  • Solvent-Dependent Dynamics of a Series of Rhenium Photoactivated Catalysts Measured with Ultrafast 2DIR. Kiefer LM, Kubarych KJ. J Phys Chem A. 2015 Feb 12
  • Deprotonation of coordinated phosphanes in a rhenium complex: c?c coupling with diimine coligands. Arévalo R, Pérez J, Riera L. Chemistry. 2015 Feb 23
  • Rhenium-catalyzed anti-Markovnikov addition reaction of methanetricarboxylates to unactivated terminal acetylenes. Hori S, Murai M, Takai K. J Am Chem Soc. 2015 Feb 4
  • The Unexpected Mechanism Underlying the High-Valent Mono-Oxo-Rhenium(V) Hydride Catalyzed Hydrosilylation of C?N Functionalities: Insights from a DFT Study. Wang J, Wang W, Huang L, Yang X, Wei H. Chemphyschem. 2015 Feb 20.
  • Drug composition matters: the influence of carrier concentration on the radiochemical purity, hydroxyapatite affinity and in-vivo bone accumulation of the therapeutic radiopharmaceutical 188Rhenium-HEDP. Lange R, de Klerk JM, Bloemendal HJ, Ramakers RM, Beekman FJ, van der Westerlaken MM, Hendrikse NH, Ter Heine R. Nucl Med Biol. 2015 Jan 22.
  • High performance liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry method for ex vivo metabolic studies of a rhenium-labeled radiopharmaceutical for liver cancer. Chen WH, Liao CW, Luo TY, Chang Y, Men LC, Hsieh YC. Eur J Mass Spectrom (Chichester, Eng). 2014
  • Crystal structure of bromido-fac-tricarbon-yl[5-phenyl-3-(pyridin-2-yl)-1H-1,2,4-triazole-k(2) N,N']rhenium(I). Piletska K, Domasevitch KV, Shtemenko AV. Acta Crystallogr Sect E Struct Rep Online. 2014 Nov 29
  • Ultra-small rhenium clusters supported on graphene. Miramontes O, Bonafé F, Santiago U, Larios-Rodriguez E, Velázquez-Salazar JJ, Mariscal MM, Yacaman MJ. Phys Chem Chem Phys. 2015 Mar 11