Samarium Ribbon

High Purity Sm Ribbon
CAS 7440-19-9

Product Product Code Order or Specifications
(2N) 99% Samarium Ribbon SM-M-02-RI Contact American Elements
(3N) 99.9% Samarium Ribbon SM-M-03-RI Contact American Elements
(4N) 99.99% Samarium Ribbon SM-M-04-RI Contact American Elements
(5N) 99.999% Samarium Ribbon SM-M-05-RI Contact American Elements

Formula CAS No. PubChem SID PubChem CID MDL No. EC No Beilstein
Re. No.
Sm 7440-19-9 24855798 23951 MFCD00011233 231-128-7 N/A UN 2910 7 InChI=1S/Sm KZUNJOHGWZRPMI-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
150.36 Silvery 7353 kg/m³ N/A 1072°C 1803°C 0.133 W/cm/K @ 298.2 K 88.0 microhm-cm @ 25°C 1.2 Paulings 0.043 Cal/g/K @ 25 °C 46 K-cal/gm atom at 1791°C 2.60 Cal/gm mole Safety Data Sheet

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 Pharmacopeia/British Pharmacopeia) and follows applicable ASTM testing standards.See safety data and research below and pricing/lead time above. American Elements specializes in producing Samarium 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 Samarium as rods, powder and plates. Other shapes are available by request.

Samarium Bohr Model Samarium Element SymbolSamarium (atomic symbol: Sm, atomic number: 62) is a Block F, Group 3, Period 6 element with an atomic radius of 150.36. The number of electrons in each of samarium's shells is 2, 8, 18, 24, 8, 2 and its electron configuration is [Xe]4f6 6s2. The samarium atom has a radius of 180 pm and a Van der Waals radius of 229 pm. In its elemental form, samarium has a silvery-white appearance. Samarium is not found as free element in nature.Elemental Samarium Picture It is found in the minerals cerite, gadolinite, samarskite, monazite and bastnäsite. Although samarium is classified as a rare earth element, it is the 40th most abundant element in the Earth's crust. "Rare" earth or lanthanide elements are prevalent but difficult and costly to extract from the earth. Samarium was discovered and first isolated by Lecoq de Boisbaudran in 1879. It is named after the mineral samarskite, the mineral from which it was isolated. For more information on samarium, including properties, safety data, research, and American Elements' catalog of samarium products, visit the Samarium 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 Samarium

  • Sara Karimi Behzad, Ezzatollah Najafi, Mostafa M. Amini, Mohammad Janghouri, Ezeddin Mohajerani, Seik Weng Ng, Yellow-green electroluminescence of samarium complexes of 8-hydroxyquinoline, Journal of Luminescence, Volume 156, December 2014
  • Ying-Hui Li, Jian-Feng Huang, Jia-Yin Li, Li-Yun Cao, Jing Lu, Jian-Peng Wu, A hydrothermal assisted method to prepare Samarium Tungstate sheets at lowered reaction temperature, Materials Letters, Volume 135, 15 November 2014
  • Yaru Ni, Jing Tao, Junyang Jin, Chunhua Lu, Zhongzi Xu, Feng Xu, Jiamei Chen, Zhitao Kang, An investigation of the effect of ligands on thermal stability of luminescent samarium complexes, Journal of Alloys and Compounds, Volume 612, 5 November 2014
  • Qinghua Li, Yongbiao Yuan, Taihuei Wei, Yue Li, Zihan Chen, Xiao Jin, Yuancheng Qin, Weifu Sun, The origin of efficiency enhancement of inorganic/organic Hybrid solar Cells by robust samarium phosphate nanophosphors, Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells, Volume 130, November 2014
  • Akihito Nishii, Kenji Shinozaki, Tsuyoshi Honma, Takayuki Komatsu, Morphology and Orientation of ß-BaB2O4 Crystals Patterned by Laser in the Inside of Samarium Barium Borate Glass, Journal of Solid State Chemistry, Available online 6 October 2014
  • Tyler T. Norton, Bo Lu, Y.S. Lin, Carbon dioxide permeation properties and stability of samarium-doped-ceria carbonate dual-phase membranes, Journal of Membrane Science, Volume 467, 1 October 2014
  • S.A. Muhammed Ali, Ros Emilia Rosli, Andanastuti Muchtar, Abu Bakar Sulong, Mahendra Rao Somalu, Edy Herianto Majlan, Effect of sintering temperature on surface morphology and electrical properties of samarium-doped ceria carbonate for solid oxide fuel cells, Ceramics International, Available online 22 September 2014
  • Cuiping MAO, Bin ZHANG, Xiaoning TANG, Huan LI, Suqiong HE, Optimized preparation of zinc-inorganic antibacterial material containing samarium using response surface methodology, Journal of Rare Earths, Volume 32, Issue 9, September 2014
  • S.N. Savvin, A.V. Shlyakhtina, I.V. Kolbanev, A.V. Knotko, D.A. Belov, L.G. Shcherbakova, P. Nuñez, Zr-doped samarium molybdates — potential mixed electron–proton conductors, Solid State Ionics, Volume 262, 1 September 2014
  • Jiang WU, Guoliang ZHANG, Jie LIU, Hongbing GAO, Chunxiang SONG, Haoran DU, Li ZHANG, Zhongping GONG, Yuguang LÜ, Synthesis, characteristics, and antibacterial activity of a rare-earth samarium/silver/titanium dioxide inorganic nanomaterials, Journal of Rare Earths, Volume 32, Issue 8, August 2014