Gallium Acetylacetonate

Ga(CH3COCHCOCH3)3

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About

Gallium Acetylacetonate is a Gallium source that is soluble in organic solvents as an organometallic compound (also known as metalorganic, organo-inorganic and metallo-organic compounds). The high purity acetylacetonate anion complexes by bonding each oxygen atom to the metallic cation to form a chelate ring; because of this property, acetylacetonates are commonly used in various catalysts and catalytic reagents for organic synthesis, including the fabrication of various shapes of carbon nanostructures (as demonstrated by a 2013 experiment by researchers at the Leibniz Institute for Solid State and Materials Research Dresden) via the use of chemical vapor deposition (CVD) and laser evaporation techniques. It is generally immediately available in most volumes. Ultra high purity and high purity forms may be considered. Gallium Acetylacetonate is one of numerous organo-metallic compounds (also known as metalorganic, organo-inorganic and metallo-organic compounds) sold by American Elements under the tradename AE Organo-Metallics™ for uses requiring non-aqueous solubility such as recent solar energy and water treatment applications. Similar results can sometimes also be achieved with Nanoparticles and by thin film deposition. Note American Elements additionally supplies many materials as solutions. The application of Gallium that has received the most attention is the production of semiconducting compounds. Nowadays gallium arsenide (Ga-As) is undoubtedly the most used. This compound is used in the production of several electronic parts such as diodes and transistors, made for voltage rectification, signal amplification, etc. 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.

Synonyms

Gallium(III) acetylacetonate; 3-penten-2-one, 4-hydroxy-, gallium salt, (3Z)- (3:1); tris(pentane-2, 4-dionato-O, O')gallium; Ga(acac)3; Gallium tris[(2Z)-4-oxopent-2-en-2-olate]; Gallium(III) 2, 4-pentanedionate; Gallium(III) 2, 4-pentanedionate

Chemical Identifiers

Formula Ga(CH3COCHCOCH3)3
CAS 14405-43-7
Pubchem CID 16717626
MDL MFCD00013492
EC No. 238-377-0
IUPAC Name (Z)-4-bis[(Z)-1-methyl-3-oxobut-1-enoxy]gallanyloxypent-3-en-2-one
Beilstein Registry No. N/A
SMILES [Ga+3].O=C(/C=C(\[O-])C)C.[O-]\C(=C/C(=O)C)C.[O-]\C(=C/C(=O)C)C
InchI Identifier InChI=1S/3C5H8O2.Ga/c3*1-4(6)3-5(2)7;/h3*3,6H,1-2H3;/q;;;+3/p-3/b3*4-3-;
InchI Key ZVYYAYJIGYODSD-LNTINUHCSA-K

Properties

Compound Formula C15H21GaO6
Molecular Weight 367.05
Appearance White to Pale Yellow
Melting Point N/A
Boiling Point N/A
Density 1.42 g/cm3
Exact Mass 366.059
Monoisotopic Mass 366.059

Health & Safety Info  |  MSDS / SDS

Signal Word Warning
Hazard Statements H302-H312-H315-H319-H332-H335-H351
Hazard Codes Xn
Risk Codes 20/21/22-36/37/38-40
Safety Statements 26-36/37/39
RTECS Number N/A
Transport Information N/A
WGK Germany 3
Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling (GHS) N/A
MSDS / SDS

Packaging Specifications

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.

Related Products

GaSee more Gallium products. Gallium (atomic symbol: Ga, atomic number: 31) is a Block P, Group 13, Period 4 element with an atomic weight of 69.723.The number of electrons in each of Gallium's shells is 2, 8, 18, 3 and its electron configuration is [Ar] 3d10 4s2 4p1. The gallium atom has a radius of 122.1 pm and a Van der Waals radius of 187 pm. Gallium was predicted by Dmitri Mendeleev in 1871. It was first discovered and isolated by Lecoq de Boisbaudran in 1875. In its elemental form, gallium has a silvery appearance. Gallium is one of three elements that occur naturally as a liquid at room temperature, the other two being mercury and cesium. Gallium does not exist as a free element in nature and is sourced commercially from bauxite and sphalerite. Currently, gallium is used in semiconductor devices for microelectronics and optics. The element name originates from the Latin word 'Gallia', the old name of France, and the word 'Gallus,' meaning rooster.

Research

Recent Research & Development for Gallium

  • Gallium Maltolate as an Alternative to Macrolides for Treatment of Presumed Rhodococcus equi Pneumonia in Foals. Cohen ND, Slovis NM, Giguère S, Baker S, Chaffin MK, Bernstein LR. J Vet Intern Med. 2015 May
  • Effect of Al2O3 insulator thickness on the structural integrity of amorphous indium-gallium-zinc-oxide based thin film transistors. Kim HJ, Hwang IJ, Kim YJ. J Nanosci Nanotechnol. 2014 Dec
  • Design and analysis of vertical-channel gallium nitride (GaN) junctionless nanowire transistors (JNT). Seo JH, Yoon YJ, Lee HG, Yoo GM, Jo YW, Son DH, Lee JH, Cho ES, Cho S, Kang IM. J Nanosci Nanotechnol. 2014 Nov
  • Nanoparticles: mechanically sintered gallium-indium nanoparticles (adv. Mater. 14/2015). Boley JW, White EL, Kramer RK. Adv Mater. 2015 Apr
  • Radiation stability of visible and near-infrared optical and magneto-optical properties of terbium gallium garnet crystals. Geist B, Ronningen R, Stolz A, Bollen G, Kochergin V. Appl Opt. 2015 Apr 1
  • Initial oxidation of gallium arsenide (001)-β2(2 x 4) surface using density functional theory. Kim DH, Kim DH, Kim YC. J Nanosci Nanotechnol. 2014 Oct
  • Heterogeneous integration of gallium nitride light-emitting diodes on diamond and silica by transfer printing. Trindade AJ, Guilhabert B, Xie EY, Ferreira R, McKendry JJ, Zhu D, Laurand N, Gu E, Wallis DJ, Watson IM, Humphreys CJ, Dawson MD. Opt Express. 2015 Apr 6
  • Solution phase synthesis of indium gallium phosphide alloy nanowires. Kornienko N, Whitmore DD, Yu Y, Leone SR, Yang P. ACS Nano. 2015 Apr 28
  • Recycling process for recovery of gallium from GaN an e-waste of LED industry through ball milling, annealing and leaching. Swain B, Mishra C, Kang L, Park KS, Lee CG, Hong HS. Environ Res. 2015 Apr: Environ Res

Recent Research & Development for Acetylacetonates

  • Binary Diffusion Coefficients of Platinum(II) Acetylacetonate in Supercritical Carbon Dioxide. Kong CY, Siratori T, Wang G, Sako T, Funazukuri T. J Chem Eng Data. 2013 Nov 14
  • Growth mechanisms and size control of FePt nanoparticles synthesized using Fe(CO)x (x < 5)-oleylamine and platinum(ii) acetylacetonate. Bian B, Xia W, Du J, Zhang J, Liu JP, Guo Z, Yan A. Nanoscale. 2013 Mar 21
  • Antitumor efficacy and tolerability of systemically administered gallium acetylacetonate-loaded gelucire-stabilized nanoparticles. Wehrung D, Bi L, Geldenhuys WJ, Oyewumi MO. J Biomed Nanotechnol. 2013 Jun
  • High performance polymer solar cells with as-prepared zirconium acetylacetonate film as cathode buffer layer. Tan Z, Li S, Wang F, Qian D, Lin J, Hou J, Li Y. Sci Rep. 2014 Apr 15
  • Vanadyl acetylacetonate upregulates PPARγ and adiponectin expression in differentiated rat adipocytes. Wu Y, Huang M, Zhao P, Yang X. J Biol Inorg Chem. 2013 Aug
  • Effect of magnesium acetylacetonate on the signal of organic forms of vanadium in graphite furnace atomic absorption spectrometry. Kowalewska Z, Welz B, Castilho IN, Carasek E. Talanta. 2013 Jan 15
  • [Differentiated fluorescence centers in europium acetylacetonate hydrate doped poly methyl methacrylate]. Zhang YY, Zhong H, Chen BJ, Xia Y, Lin H. Guang Pu Xue Yu Guang Pu Fen Xi. 2014 Jun
  • Photophysical properties of an unusual bichromophoric species constructed from a cyclometalated Pt(II) chromophore and a blue Bodipy-acetylacetonate species. Nastasi F, Puntoriero F, Serroni S, Campagna S, Olivier JH, Ziessel R. Dalton Trans. 2014 Dec 21
  • Binary Diffusion Coefficients of Platinum(II) Acetylacetonate in Supercritical Carbon Dioxide. Kong CY, Siratori T, Wang G, Sako T, Funazukuri T. J Chem Eng Data. 2013 Nov 14
  • Growth mechanisms and size control of FePt nanoparticles synthesized using Fe(CO)x (x < 5)-oleylamine and platinum(ii) acetylacetonate. Bian B, Xia W, Du J, Zhang J, Liu JP, Guo Z, Yan A. Nanoscale. 2013 Mar 21

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