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Tantalum Nitrate


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Formula CAS No. PubChem SID PubChem CID MDL No. EC No IUPAC Name Beilstein
Re. No.
TaN5O15 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A

PROPERTIES Compound Formula Mol. Wt. Appearance Density Exact Mass Monoisotopic Mass Charge MSDS
N5O15Ta 490.97 Powder N/A N/A N/A N/A Safety Data Sheet

Nitrate IonTantalum Nitrate is a highly water soluble crystalline Tantalum source for uses compatible with nitrates and lower (acidic) pH. Nitrate compounds are generally soluble in water. Nitrate materials are also oxidizing agents. When mixed with hydrocarbons, nitrate compounds can form a flammable mixture. Nitrates are excellent precursors for production of ultra high purity compounds and certain catalyst and nanoscale(nanoparticles and nanopowders) materials. All metallic nitrates are inorganic salts of a given metal cation and the nitrate anion. The nitrate anion is a univalent (-1 charge) polyatomic ion composed of a single nitrogen atom ionically bound to three oxygen atoms (Symbol: NO3) for a total formula weight of 62.05. Tantalum Nitrate is generally immediately available in most volumes. High purity, submicron and nanopowder forms may be considered. We also produce Tantalum Nitrate Solution. 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.

Tantalum (Ta) atomic and molecular weight, atomic number and elemental symbolTantalum (atomic symbol: Ta, atomic number: 73) is a Block D, Group 5, Period 6 element with an atomic weight of 180.94788. The number of electrons in each of tantalum's shells is [2, 8, 18, 32, 11, 2] and its electron configuration is [Xe] 4f14 5d3 6s2. Tantalum Bohr ModelThe tantalum atom has a radius of 146 pm and a Van der Waals radius of 217 pm. Tantalum was first discovered by Anders G. Ekeberg in 1802 in Uppsala, Sweden; however, it was not until 1844 when Heinrich Rose first recognized it as a distinct element. High Purity (99.999%) Tantalum (Ta) Metal In its elemental form, tantalum has a grayish blue appearance. Tantalum is found in the minerals tantalite, microlite, wodginite, euxenite, and polycrase. Due to the close relation of tantalum to niobium in the periodic table, Tantalum's name originates from the Greek word Tantalos meaning Father of Niobe in Greek mythology. For more information on tantalum, including properties, safety data, research, and American Elements' catalog of tantalum products, visit the Tantalum element page.


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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 Tantalum

  • Modulation of Human Mesenchymal Stem Cell Behaviour on Ordered Tantalum Nanotopographies Fabricated Using Colloidal Lithography and Glancing Angle Deposition. Peng-Yuan Wang, Dines T. Bennetsen, Morten Foss, Thomas Ameringer, Helmut Thissen, and Peter Kingshott. ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces: February 9, 2015
  • Design of Volatile Mixed-Ligand Tantalum (V) Compounds as Precursors to Ta2O5 Films. Sanjay Mathur, Linus Appel, Raquel Fiz, Wieland Tyrra, and Ingo Pantenburg. Crystal Growth & Design: February 3, 2015
  • Effect of Anions on the Stability and Solubility of Tantalum Complexes in Water. Ana Conde, Beatriz Cruzado, Rosa Fandos, Antonio Otero, Ana M. Rodríguez, and María José Ruiz. Organometallics: December 29, 2014
  • Conflict Minerals in the Compute Sector: Estimating Extent of Tin, Tantalum, Tungsten, and Gold Use in ICT Products. Colin Fitzpatrick, Elsa Olivetti, T. Reed Miller, Richard Roth, and Randolph Kirchain. Environ. Sci. Technol.: December 2, 2014
  • Tantalum Segregation in Ta-Doped TiO2 and the Related Impact on Charge Separation during Illumination. Leigh R. Sheppard, Simon Hager, John Holik, Rong Liu, Sam Macartney, and Richard Wuhrer. J. Phys. Chem. C: December 2, 2014
  • Vapor Pressures of (3-(Dimethylamino)propyl)dimethylindium, (tert-Butylimino)bis(diethylamino)cyclopentadienyltantalum, and (tert-Butylimino)tris(ethylmethylamino)tantalum. Pavel Morávek, Ji?í Pangrác, Michal Fulem, Eduard Hulicius, and Kv?toslav R?ži?ka. J. Chem. Eng. Data: November 5, 2014
  • Synthesis and Crystal Structure of ?-TaON, a Metastable Polymorph of Tantalum Oxide Nitride. Tobias Lüdtke, Alexander Schmidt, Caren Göbel, Anna Fischer, Nils Becker, Christoph Reimann, Thomas Bredow, Richard Dronskowski, and Martin Lerch. Inorg. Chem.: October 13, 2014
  • Carbon–Carbon Bond Forming Reactions with Tantalum Diamidophosphine Complexes That Incorporate Alkyne Ligands. Kyle D. J. Parker and Michael D. Fryzuk. Organometallics: October 13, 2014
  • Tuning Resistive Switching Characteristics of Tantalum Oxide Memristors through Si Doping. Sungho Kim, ShinHyun Choi, Jihang Lee, and Wei D. Lu. ACS Nano: September 25, 2014
  • A Tantalum Methylidene Complex Supported by a Robust and Sterically Encumbering Aryloxide Ligand. Keith Searles, Balazs Pinter, Chun-Hsing Chen, and Daniel J. Mindiola. Organometallics: August 6, 2014

Recent Research & Development for Nitrates

  • Surface-Enhanced Nitrate Photolysis on Ice. Guillaume Marcotte, Patrick Marchand, Stéphanie Pronovost, Patrick Ayotte, Carine Laffon, and Philippe Parent. J. Phys. Chem. A: February 11, 2015
  • Enhancement of Nitrite and Nitrate Electrocatalytic Reduction through the Employment of Self-Assembled Layers of Nickel- and Copper-Substituted Crown-Type Heteropolyanions. Shahzad Imar, Chiara Maccato, Calum Dickinson, Fathima Laffir, Mikhail Vagin, and Timothy McCormac. Langmuir: February 2, 2015
  • Facultative Nitrate Reduction by Electrode-Respiring Geobacter Metallireducens Biofilms as a Competitive Reaction to Electrode Reduction in a Bioelectrochemical System. Hiroyuki Kashima and John M. Regan. Environ. Sci. Technol.: January 27, 2015
  • Reactions of Rare Earth Hydrated Nitrates and oxides with Formamide: Relevant to Recycling Rare Earth Metals. Pradeep Samarasekere, Xiqu Wang, Watchareeya Kaveevivitchai, and Allan J. Jacobson. Crystal Growth & Design: January 20, 2015
  • Thermodynamic Modeling of Apparent Molal Volumes of Metal Nitrate Salts with Pitzer Model. Mouad Arrad, Mohammed Kaddami, Hannu Sippola, and Pekka Taskinen. J. Chem. Eng. Data: January 16, 2015
  • Fast Diffusion Reaction in the Composition and Morphology of Coprecipitated Carbonates and Nitrates of Copper(II), Magnesium(II), and Zinc(II). J. Michael Davidson, Khellil Sefiane, and Tiffany Wood. Ind. Eng. Chem. Res.: January 14, 2015
  • Novel Approach for the Preparation of Hydroxylammonium Nitrate from the Acid-Catalyzed Hydrolysis of Cyclohexanone Oxime. Fangfang Zhao, Kuiyi You, Ruige Li, Shan Tan, Pingle Liu, Jian Wu, Qiuhong Ai, and He’an Luo. Ind. Eng. Chem. Res.: January 6, 2015
  • Comparative Lipidomic Profiling of Two Dunaliella tertiolecta Strains with Different Growth Temperatures under Nitrate-Deficient Conditions. So-Hyun Kim, Hye Min Ahn, Sa Rang Lim, Seong-Joo Hong, Byung-Kwan Cho, Hookeun Lee, Choul-Gyun Lee, and Hyung-Kyoon Choi. J. Agric. Food Chem.: December 30, 2014
  • Independence of Nitrate and Nitrite Inhibition of Desulfovibrio vulgaris Hildenborough and Use of Nitrite as a Substrate for Growth. Hannah L. Korte, Avneesh Saini, Valentine V. Trotter, Gareth P. Butland, Adam P. Arkin, and Judy D. Wall. Environ. Sci. Technol.: December 22, 2014
  • Nitrate Concentration near the Surface of Frozen Aqueous Solutions. Harley A. Marrocco and Rebecca R. H. Michelsen. J. Phys. Chem. B: December 15, 2014