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Ultra Thin Gadolinium Foil

Gd Nanometal™
CAS 7440-54-2

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Formula CAS No. PubChem SID PubChem CID MDL No. EC No Beilstein
Re. No.
Gd 7440-54-2 24855949 23982 MFCD00011022 231-162-2 N/A [Gd] InChI=1S/Gd UIWYJDYFSGRHKR-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
157.25 Silvery 7901kg/m³ N/A 1312°C 3250°C 0.105 W/cm/K @ 298.2 K 140.5 microhm-cm @ 25°C 1.1 Paulings 0.055 Cal/g/K @ 25°C 72 K-Cal/gm atom at 3266°C 3.70 Cal/gm mole Safety Data Sheet

American Elements' Nanometal™ nanofoil manufacturing unit produces ultra thin foil as thin as only 50 nm thick in diameters up to 910 mm. Typically, foils are in thicknesses from 20 nm to 1000 nm, 1 micron, 2 micron, and up to a few microns thick. Nanometal™ ultra thin foil can also be produced on a substrate with a parting agent to permit removal by floating and can then be mounted on frames. Frames may be washers, rings, or more-complicated assemblies. For foils >1 micron thick see our Gadolinium Foil page. We also produce Gadolinium as rods, powder and plates. Other shapes are available by request.

Gadolinium Element SymbolGadolinium (atomic symbol: Gd, atomic number: 64) is a Block F, Group 3, Period 6 element with an atomic radius of 157.25.Gadolinium Bohr Model The number of electrons in each of Gadolinium's shells is [2, 8, 18, 25, 9, 2] and its electron configuration is [Xe] 4f7 5d1 6s2. The gadolinium atom has a radius of 180 pm and a Van der Waals radius of 237 pm. Gadolinium was discovered by Jean Charles Galissard de Marignac in 1880 and first isolated by Lecoq de Boisbaudran in 1886. In its elemental form, gadolinium has a silvery-white appearance. Gadolinium is a rare earth or lanthanide element that possesses unique properties advantageous Elemental Gadolinium Pictureto specialized applications such as semiconductor fabrication and nuclear reactor shielding. It is utilized for both its high magnetic moment (7.94μB) and in phosphors and scintillator crystals. When complexed with EDTA ligands, it is used as an injectable contrast agent for MRIs. The element is named after the Finnish chemist and geologist Johan Gadolin. For more information on Gadolinium, including properties, satefy data, research, and American Elements' catalog of Gadolinium products, visit the Gadolinium 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 Gadolinium

  • Magnetic Transition to Antiferromagnetic Phase in Gadolinium Substituted Topological Insulator Bi2Te3.. Kim J, Lee K, Takabatake T, Kim H, Kim M, Jung MH.. Sci Rep. 2015 May 14
  • Therapy Response Assessment after Radioembolization of Patients with Hepatocellular Carcinoma-Comparison of MR Imaging with Gadolinium Ethoxybenzyl Diethylenetriamine Penta-Acetic Acid and Gadobutrol.. Schelhorn J, Best J, Reinboldt MP, Gerken G, Ruhlmann M, Lauenstein TC, Antoch G, Kinner S.. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2015 Apr 27.
  • Effects of iodinated contrast agent, xylocaine and gadolinium concentration on the signal emitted in magnetic resonance arthrography: a samples study.. da Silva YL, Costa RZ, Pinho KE, Ferreira RR, Schuindt SM.. Radiol Bras. 2015 Mar-Apr
  • Functional assessment of the liver with gadolinium-ethoxybenzyl-diethylenetriamine penta-acetate-enhanced MRI in living-donor liver transplantation.. Ninomiya M, Shirabe K, Kayashima H, Ikegami T, Nishie A, Harimoto N, Yamashita Y, Yoshizumi T, Uchiyama H, Maehara Y.. Br J Surg. 2015 Apr 29.
  • Brain Imaging in Methamphetamine-Treated Mice using a Nitroxide Contrast Agent for EPR Imaging of the Redox Status and a Gadolinium Contrast Agent for MRI Observation of Blood-Brain Barrier Function.. Emoto MC, Yamato M, Akaba-Sato H, Yamada KI, Matsuoka Y, Fujii HG.. Free Radic Res. 2015 May 12:1-36.
  • Multifunctional layered gadolinium hydroxide nanoplates for ultrahigh field magnetic resonance imaging, computed tomography and fluorescence bioimaging.. Wu M, Li L, Yu X, Zhang D, Sun T, Li X, Sun L, Lui S, Huang X, Bi F, Wang H, Zhu H, Gong Q.. J Biomed Nanotechnol. 2014 Dec
  • The grain growth behavior of NiO in thermally-stable mesoporous gadolinium-doped ceria network for intermediate-temperature solid oxide fuel cell anode materials.. Ahn S, Koo H, Bae SH, Chang I, Cha S, Yoo YS, Park C.. J Nanosci Nanotechnol. 2014 Oct
  • Long-Circulating Iodinated Albumin-Gadolinium Nanoparticles as Enhanced Magnetic Resonance and Computed Tomography Imaging Probes for Osteosarcoma Visualization. Wang Q, Lv L, Ling Z, Wang Y, Liu Y, Li L, Liu G, Shen L, Yan J, Wang Y. Anal Chem. 2015 Apr 7. : Anal Chem
  • The gadolinium-based contrast agent Omniscan┬« promotes in vitro fibroblast survival through in situ precipitation. Feng M, Fan YZ, Ma XJ, Li JX, Yang XG. Metallomics. 2015 Apr 13. : Metallomics
  • SWI enhances vein detection using gadolinium in multiple sclerosis. Maggi P, Mazzoni LN, Moretti M, Grammatico M, Chiti S, Massacesi L. Acta Radiol Open. 2015 Mar 18: Acta Radiol Open