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Ruthenium(III) Iodide

CAS 13896-65-6

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Formula CAS No. PubChem SID PubChem CID MDL No. EC No IUPAC Name Beilstein
Re. No.
RuI3 13896-65-6 24868466 176256 MFCD00016316 237-664-8 triiodoruthenium N/A I[Ru](I)I InChI=1S/3HI.Ru/h3*1H;/q;;;+3/p-3 LJZVDOUZSMHXJH-UHFFFAOYSA-K

PROPERTIES Compound Formula Mol. Wt. Appearance Melting Point Boiling Point Density Exact Mass Monoisotopic Mass Charge MSDS
I3Ru 481.78 powder 590 °C
(1094 °F)
N/A 5.27 g/cm3 482.617753 482.617767 Da 0 Safety Data Sheet

Iodide IonRuthenium Iodide is generally immediately available in most volumes. High purity, submicron and nanopowder forms may be considered. Iodide compounds are used in internal medicine. Treating an iodide with Ruthenium dioxide and sulfuric acid sublimes the iodine. 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.

Ruthenium (Ru) atomic and molecular weight, atomic number and elemental symbolRuthenium (atomic symbol: Ru, atomic number: 44) is a Block D, Group 8, Period 5 elemen with an atomic weight of 101.07. Ruthenium Bohr ModelThe number of electrons in each of ruthenium's shells is [2, 8, 18, 15, 1] and its electron configuration is [Kr] 4d7 5s1. The ruthenium atom has a radius of 134 pm and a Van der Waals radius of 207 pm. Ruthenium was discovered by Jędrzej Śniadecki in 1807.It was first recognized as a distinct element by Karl Ernst Claus in 1844. Elemental RutheniumIn its elemental form, ruthenium has a silvery white metallic appearance. Ruthenium is a rare transition metal belonging to the platinum group of metals. It is found in pentlandite, pyroxenite, and platinum group metal ores. The name Ruthenium originates from the Latin word "Ruthenia," meaning Russia. For more information on ruthenium, including properties, safety data, research, and American Elements' catalog of ruthenium products, visit the Ruthenium element page.

Iodine Bohr Model Iodine (I) atomic and molecular weight, atomic number and elemental symbol Iodine (atomic symbol: I, atomic number: 53) is a Block P, Group 17, Period 5 element with an atomic radius of 126.90447. The number of electrons in each of Iodine's shells is 2, 8, 18, 18, 7 and its electron configuration is [Kr] 4d10 5s2 5p5. The iodine atom has a radius of 140 pm and a Van der Waals radius of 198 pm. In its elemental form, iodine has a lustrous metallic gray appearance as a solid and a violet appearance as a gas or liquid solution.Elemental Iodine Iodine forms compounds with many elements, but is less active than the other halogens. It dissolves readily in chloroform, carbon tetrachloride, or carbon disulfide. Iodine compounds are important in organic chemistry and very useful in the field of medicine. Iodine was discovered and first isolated by Bernard Courtois in 1811. The name Iodine is derived from the Greek word "iodes" meaning violet. For more information on iodine, including properties, safety data, research, and American Elements' catalog of iodine products, visit the Iodine element page.

Material Safety Data Sheet MSDS
Signal Word Danger
Hazard Statements H315-H319-H335-H360
Hazard Codes N/A
Risk Codes N/A
Safety Precautions N/A
RTECS Number N/A
Transport Information N/A
WGK Germany 3
Globally Harmonized System of
Classification and Labelling (GHS)
Exclamation Mark-Acute Toxicity Health Hazard      

Ruthenium(3+) triiodide, ruthenium triiodide, triiodoruthenium

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Recent Research & Development for Ruthenium

  • Using Inclusion Complexes with Cyclodextrins to Explore the Aggregation Behavior of a Ruthenium Metallosurfactant. Nerea Iza, Andrés Guerrero-Martínez, Gloria Tardajos, et. al. Langmuir: February 12, 2015
  • Light-Activated Protein Inhibition through Photoinduced Electron Transfer of a Ruthenium(II)-Cobalt(III) Bimetallic Complex. Robert J. Holbrook, David J. Weinberg, Mark D. Peterson, Emily A. Weiss, and Thomas J. Meade. J. Am. Chem. Soc.: February 11, 2015
  • Platinum-Ruthenium Heterogeneous Catalytic Anodes Prepared by Atomic Layer Deposition for Use in Direct Methanol Solid Oxide Fuel Cells. Heon Jae Jeong, Jun Woo Kim, Kiho Bae, Hojean Jung, and Joon Hyung Shim. ACS Catal.: February 6, 2015
  • Ruthenium-Catalyzed Synthesis of 5-Amino-1,2,3-triazole-4-carboxylates for Triazole-Based Scaffolds: Beyond the Dimroth Rearrangement. Serena Ferrini, Jay Zumbar Chandanshive, Stefano Lena, Mauro Comes Franchini, Giuseppe Giannini, Andrea Tafi, and Maurizio Taddei. J. Org. Chem.: February 5, 2015
  • Hybrids of a Ruthenium(II) Polypyridyl Complex and a Metal Oxide Nanosheet for Dye-Sensitized Hydrogen Evolution with Visible Light: Effects of the Energy Structure on Photocatalytic Activity. Kazuhiko Maeda, Go Sahara, Miharu Eguchi, and Osamu Ishitani. ACS Catal.: February 5, 2015
  • Secondary Coordination Sphere Effects in Ruthenium(III) Tetraammine Complexes: Role of the Coordinated Water Molecule. Maykon L. Souza, Eduardo E. Castellano, Joshua Telser, and Douglas W. Franco. Inorg. Chem.: February 5, 2015
  • Time Resolved Electron Transfer in Porphyrin Coordinated Ruthenium Dimers – from Mixed Valence Dynamics to Hot Electron Transfer. Jonas Petersson, Jane S Henderson, Allison Brown, Leif Hammarström, and Clifford P. Kubiak. J. Phys. Chem. C: February 5, 2015
  • Mimicking the Heteroleptic Dyes for an Efficient 1D-ZnO Based Dye-Sensitized Solar Cell Using the Homoleptic Ruthenium(II) Dipyridophenazine Complex as a Photosensitizer. Dipankar Barpuzary, Avishek Banik, Aditya Narayan Panda, and Mohammad Qureshi. J. Phys. Chem. C: February 4, 2015
  • Isokinetic Temperature and Size-Controlled Activation of Ruthenium-Catalyzed Ammonia Borane Hydrolysis. Hanyu Ma and Chongzheng Na. ACS Catal.: January 30, 2015
  • Solid-Phase Synthesis as a Platform for the Discovery of New Ruthenium Complexes for Efficient Release of Photocaged Ligands with Visible Light. Rajgopal Sharma, Jessica D. Knoll, Nicholas Ancona, Phillip D. Martin, Claudia Turro, and Jeremy J. Kodanko. Inorg. Chem.: January 22, 2015

Recent Research & Development for Iodides

  • Importance of Orbital Interactions in Determining Electronic Band Structures of Organo-Lead Iodide. Jongseob Kim, Seung-Cheol Lee, Sung-Hoon Lee, and Ki-Ha Hong. J. Phys. Chem. C: February 13, 2015
  • Perovskite Solar Cells: Beyond Methylammonium Lead Iodide. Pablo P. Boix, Shweta Agarwala, Teck Ming Koh, Nripan Mathews, and Subodh G Mhaisalkar. J. Phys. Chem. Lett.: 42048
  • Organic-Inorganic Hybrid Lead-Iodide Perovskite Featuring Zero-Dipole-Moment Guanidinium Cations: A Theoretical Analysis. Giacomo Giorgi, Jun-ichi Fujisawa, Hiroshi Segawa, and Koichi Yamashita. J. Phys. Chem. C: February 5, 2015
  • Thermodynamics of Water Dimer Dissociation in the Primary Hydration Shell of the Iodide Ion with Temperature-Dependent Vibrational Predissociation Spectroscopy. Conrad Tristan Wolke, Fabian S Menges, Niklas Tötsch, et. al. J. Phys. Chem. A: February 3, 2015
  • Iodide-Induced Organothiol Desorption and Photochemical Reaction, Gold Nanoparticle (AuNP) Fusion, and SERS Signal Reduction in Organothiol-Containing AuNP Aggregates. Ganganath S. Perera, Allen LaCour, Yadong Zhou, Kate L. Henderson, Shengli Zou, Felio Perez, Joseph P. Emerson, and Dongmao Zhang. J. Phys. Chem. C: January 29, 2015
  • Trap States in Lead Iodide Perovskites. Xiaoxi Wu, M. Tuan Trinh, Daniel Niesner, Haiming Zhu, Zachariah Norman, Jonathan S. Owen, Omer Yaffe, Bryan J. Kudisch, and X.-Y. Zhu. J. Am. Chem. Soc.: January 20, 2015
  • Iodide, Bromide, and Ammonium in Hydraulic Fracturing and Oil and Gas Wastewaters: Environmental Implications. Jennifer S. Harkness, Gary S. Dwyer, Nathaniel R. Warner, Kimberly M. Parker, William A. Mitch, and Avner Vengosh. Environ. Sci. Technol.: January 14, 2015
  • Whispering Gallery Mode Lasing from Hexagonal Shaped Layered Lead Iodide Crystals. Xinfeng Liu, Son Tung Ha, Qing Zhang, Maria de la Mata, César Magen, Jordi Arbiol, Tze Chien Sum, and Qihua Xiong. ACS Nano: January 6, 2015
  • Assembly of a Three-Dimensional Metal–Organic Framework with Copper(I) Iodide and 4-(Pyrimidin-5-yl) Benzoic Acid: Controlled Uptake and Release of Iodine. Jing Wang, Jiahuan Luo, Xiaolong Luo, Jun Zhao, Dong-Sheng Li, Guanghua Li, Qisheng Huo, and Yunling Liu. Crystal Growth & Design: December 30, 2014
  • Development of Lead Iodide Perovskite Solar Cells Using Three-Dimensional Titanium Dioxide Nanowire Architectures. Yanhao Yu, Jianye Li, Dalong Geng, Jialiang Wang, Lushuai Zhang, Trisha L. Andrew, Michael S. Arnold, and Xudong Wang. ACS Nano: December 30, 2014