About Tungstates

Tungstate Ion

Tungstates are mixed oxides containing tungsten or compounds that contain an oxoanion of tungsten. Most useful tungsten ores, including scheelite, the naturally occurring form of calcium tungstate, belong to this class of compounds. Alkali metal tungstates are typically water soluble and may be used for their properties in solution. Sodium tungstate is used as a source of tungsten in chemical synthesis and as a catalyst in organic synthesis, while lithium tungstate is used to produce high-density aqueous solutions used in the separation of minerals.

Most other metal tungstates have minimal solubility in water, and are used in various solid forms, including bulk single crystals, thin films, nanostructures, and powders. Cadmium tungstate is one such material, generally used as a scintillation crystal for the detection of gamma rays or x-rays, lending it to use in compact radiation detectors and in computed tomography (CT scan) devices. Other insoluble tungstates, such as barium tungstate, are used widely in the production of advanced ceramic materials.

Recent Research & Development for Tungstates

Preparation and characterization of zirconium silicoW-tungstate as a base material for W/Re generator., Aydia, M I., El-Said H, El-Sadek A A., and El-Azony K M. , Appl Radiat Isot, 2018 Sep 22, Volume 142, p.203-210, (2018)

Self-templating synthesis of hollow copper tungstate spheres as adsorbents for dye removal., Li, Jing-Feng, Chen Yibo, Wang Zhu, and Liu Zhao-Qing , J Colloid Interface Sci, 2018 Sep 15, Volume 526, p.459-469, (2018)

Construction of Highly Hierarchical Layered Structure Consisting of Titanate Nanosheets, Tungstate Nanosheets, Ru(bpy), and Pt(terpy) for Vectorial Photoinduced Z-Scheme Electron Transfer., Kishimoto, Fuminao, Mochizuki Dai, Maitani Masato M., Suzuki Eiichi, and Wada Yuji , ACS Appl Mater Interfaces, 2018 Oct 31, Volume 10, Issue 43, p.37150-37162, (2018)

A glassy carbon electrode modified with a copper tungstate and polyaniline nanocomposite for voltammetric determination of quercetin., Ponnaiah, Sathish Kumar, and Periakaruppan Prakash , Mikrochim Acta, 2018 Oct 29, Volume 185, Issue 11, p.524, (2018)

Fs-laser-written erbium-doped double tungstate waveguide laser., Kifle, Esrom, Loiko Pavel, Romero Carolina, de Aldana Javier Rodríguez, Ródenas Airán, Jambunathan Venkatesan, Zakharov Viktor, Veniaminov Andrey, Lucianetti Antonio, Mocek Tomas, et al. , Opt Express, 2018 Nov 12, Volume 26, Issue 23, p.30826-30836, (2018)

Ammonium-tungstate-promoted growth of boron nitride nanotubes., E, Songfeng, Li Chaowei, Li Taotao, Geng Renjie, Li Qiulong, Lu Weibang, and Yao Yagang , Nanotechnology, 2018 May 11, Volume 29, Issue 19, p.195604, (2018)

Immobilization of carbonyl rhenium tripods on the surface of a trinickel-substituted Dawson-type polyoxotungstate., Jia, Jiage, Ma Pengtao, Zhang Panpan, Zhang Dongdi, Zhang Chao, Niu Jingyang, and Wang Jingping , Dalton Trans, 2018 May 08, Volume 47, Issue 18, p.6288-6292, (2018)

High optical gain in erbium-doped potassium double tungstate channel waveguide amplifiers., Vázquez-Córdova, Sergio A., Aravazhi Shanmugam, Grivas Christos, Yong Yean-Sheng, García-Blanco Sonia M., Herek Jennifer L., and Pollnau Markus , Opt Express, 2018 Mar 05, Volume 26, Issue 5, p.6260-6266, (2018)

Electrochemical Properties of the LiNiCoMnO Cathode Material Modified by Lithium Tungstate under High Voltage., Fu, Jiale, Mu Daobin, Wu Borong, Bi Jiaying, Cui Hui, Yang Hao, Wu Hanfeng, and Wu Feng , ACS Appl Mater Interfaces, 2018 Jun 13, Volume 10, Issue 23, p.19704-19711, (2018)

Effects of sodium tungstate and vanadyl sulphate on the liberation of prostanoids of the mesenteric vascular bed in diabetic rats., Lee, Hyun Jin, Peredo Horacio A., Cantú Silvana M., Donoso Adriana S., Puyó Ana M., and Choi Marcelo R. , Clin Investig Arterioscler, 2018 Jun 07, (2018)

One-step sonochemical synthesis of 1D β-stannous tungstate nanorods: An efficient and excellent electrocatalyst for the selective electrochemical detection of antipsychotic drug chlorpromazine., Kokulnathan, Thangavelu, Kumar Jeyaraj Vinoth, Chen Shen-Ming, Karthik Raj, Elangovan Arumugam, and Muthuraj Velluchamy , Ultrason Sonochem, 2018 Jun, Volume 44, p.231-239, (2018)

Aggregation of Giant Cerium-Bismuth Tungstate Clusters into a 3D Porous Framework with High Proton Conductivity., Liu, Jian-Cai, Han Qing, Chen Li-Juan, Zhao Jun-Wei, Streb Carsten, and Song Yu-Fei , Angew Chem Int Ed Engl, 2018 Jul 09, Volume 57, Issue 28, p.8416-8420, (2018)

Synthesizing Sodium Tungstate and Sodium Molybdate Microcapsules via Bacterial Mineral Excretion., Lin, Pao-Hung, Huang Ying-Tang, and Lin Fu-Wen , J Vis Exp, 2018 Jan 30, Issue 131, (2018)

pH-Controlled One Pot Syntheses of Giant Mo2O2S2-Containing Seleno-Tungstate Architectures., Moussawi, Mhamad Aly, Floquet Sébastien, Abramov Pavel A., Vicent Cristian, Haouas Mohamed, and Cadot Emmanuel , Inorg Chem, 2018 Jan 02, Volume 57, Issue 1, p.56-63, (2018)

Double Z-scheme system of silver bromide@bismuth tungstate/tungsten trioxide ternary heterojunction with enhanced visible-light photocatalytic activity., Zhang, Mengmeng, Zhu Youyi, Li Wenjun, Wang Fangzhi, Li Hongda, Liu Xintong, Zhang Weiwei, and Ren Chaojun , J Colloid Interface Sci, 2018 Jan 01, Volume 509, p.18-24, (2018)