About Tantalates

Tantalate Ion

Tantalates contain oxyanions of tantalum, making them salts of tantalic acid. These compounds, which include lutetium tantalate, lithium tantalate, and lead scandium tantalate, are crystalline solids which exhibit optical, piezoelectric, and pyroelectric properties that lend them to uses as functional ceramics used in electronic sensors. Additionally, compounds containing the heptafluorotantalate anion, TaF72-, may be referred to as tantalates. These compounds are largely commercially relevant for their role as intermediates in the process of refining tantalum metal from ore.

American Elements manufactures multiple forms of tantalate compounds including solutions, nanopowders, submicron, and -325 mesh powders, and high surface area materials with particle distribution and particle size controlled and certified. We also produce larger -40 mesh, -100 mesh, -200 mesh range sizes and <0.5 mm, 2 mm, 5 mm and other sizes of shot, granules, lump, flake and pieces. Purities include 99%, 99.9%, 99.99%, 99.999% and 99.9999% (2N, 3N, 4N, 5N and 6N).

American Elements maintains industrial scale production for all its tantalates products and will execute Non-Disclosure or Confidentiality Agreements to protect customer know-how.

Recent Research & Development for Tantalates

Relaxation Processes of Potassium Tantalate Doped by Lithium., Łoś, Szymon, Trybuła Zbigniew, and Kempiński Wojciech , J Phys Chem A, 2016 Nov 17, Volume 120, Issue 45, p.8970-8975, (2016)

Terahertz parametric generation and amplification from potassium titanyl phosphate in comparison with lithium niobate and lithium tantalate., Wu, Ming-Hsiung, Chiu Yu-Chung, Wang Tsong-Dong, Zhao Gang, Zukauskas Andrius, Laurell Fredrik, and Huang Yen-Chieh , Opt Express, 2016 Nov 14, Volume 24, Issue 23, p.25964-25973, (2016)

Alkali Niobate and Tantalate Perovskites as Alternative Photocatalysts., Zlotnik, Sebastian, Tobaldi David M., Seabra Paula, Labrincha João A., and Vilarinho Paula M. , Chemphyschem, 2016 Nov 04, Volume 17, Issue 21, p.3570-3575, (2016)

Acoustoelectric effects in reflection of leaky-wave-radiated bulk acoustic waves from piezoelectric crystal-conductive liquid interface., Rimeika, Romualdas, Čiplys Daumantas, Jonkus Vytautas, and Shur Michael , Ultrasonics, 2016 Jan, Volume 64, p.196-9, (2016)

Improved charge carrier separation in barium tantalate composites investigated by laser flash photolysis., Schneider, Jenny, Nikitin Konstantin, Wark Michael, Bahnemann Detlef W., and Marschall Roland , Phys Chem Chem Phys, 2016 Apr 28, Volume 18, Issue 16, p.10719-26, (2016)

Ag-Decorated ATaO3 (A = K, Na) Nanocube Plasmonic Photocatalysts with Enhanced Photocatalytic Water-Splitting Properties., Xu, Dongbo, Yang Songbo, Jin Yu, Chen Min, Fan Weiqiang, Luo Bifu, and Shi Weidong , Langmuir, 2015 Sep 8, Volume 31, Issue 35, p.9694-9, (2015)

Differences in XPS and solid state NMR spectral data and thermo-chemical properties of iso-structural compounds in the series KTaF6, K2TaF7 and K3TaF8 and KNbF6, K2NbF7 and K3NbF8., Boča, Miroslav, Rakhmatullin Aydar, Mlynáriková Jarmila, Hadzimová Eva, Vasková Zuzana, and Mičušík Matej , Dalton Trans, 2015 Oct 21, Volume 44, Issue 39, p.17106-17, (2015)

Amorphous and Crystalline Sodium Tantalate Composites for Photocatalytic Water Splitting., Grewe, Tobias, and Tüysüz Harun , ACS Appl Mater Interfaces, 2015 Oct 21, Volume 7, Issue 41, p.23153-62, (2015)

Continuous Solitons in a Lattice Nonlinearity., Pierangeli, D, Flammini M, Di Mei F, Parravicini J, de Oliveira C E. M., Agranat A J., and DelRe E , Phys Rev Lett, 2015 May 22, Volume 114, Issue 20, p.203901, (2015)