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Iridium Chunk

High Purity Ir Metal Chunk
CAS 7439-88-5

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Formula CAS No. PubChem SID PubChem CID MDL No. EC No Beilstein
Re. No.
Ir 7439-88-5 24852586 23924 MFCD00011062 231-095-9 N/A [Ir] InChI=1S/Ir GKOZUEZYRPOHIO-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
192.22 Gray 22.42 gm/cc N/A 2410 °C 4130°C 1.47 W/cm/K @ 298.2 K 5.3 microhm-cm @ 20°C 2.2 Paulings 0.0317 Cal/g/K @ 25 °C 152 K-cal/gm atom at 4130°C 6.6 Cal/gm mole Safety Data Sheet

High Purity ChunkAmerican Elements specializes in producing high purity Iridium Chunks are produced using crystallization, solid state and other ultra high purification processes such as sublimation. Standard Chunk pieces are amorphous uniform pieces ranging in size from 5-15 mm. American Elements specializes in producing custom compositions for commercial and research applications and for new proprietary technologies. American Elements also casts any of the rare earth metals and most other advanced materials into granules, rod, bar or plate form, as well as other machined shapes and through other processes such as nanoparticles and in the form of solutions and organometallics. We also produce Iridium as rod, pellets, powder, pieces, disc, ingot, wire, and in compound forms, such as oxide. Other shapes are available by request.

Iridium (Ir) atomic and molecular weight, atomic number and elemental symbolIridium (atomic symbol: Ir, atomic number: 77) is a Block D, Group 9, Period 6 element with an atomic weight of 192.217. The number of electrons in each of iridium's shells is [2, 8, 18, 32, 15, 2] and its electron configuration is [Xe] 4f14 5d7 6s2.Iridium Bohr ModelThe iridium atom has a radius of 136 pm and a Van der Waals radius of 202 pm. Iridium was discovered and first isolated by Smithson Tennant in 1803. In its elemental form, Iridium has a silvery white appearance. Iridium is a member of the platinum group of metals. It is the most corrosion resistant metal known and is the second-densest element (after osmium).Elemental Iridium It will not react with any acid and can only be attacked by certain molten salts, such as molten sodium chloride. Iridium is found as an uncombined element and in iridium-osmium alloys. Iridium's name is derived from the Greek goddess Iris, personification of the rainbow, on account of the striking and diverse colors of its salts. For more information on iridium, including properties, safety data, research, and American Elements' catalog of iridium products, visit the Iridium 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 Iridium

  • Composition-Dependent Electrocatalytic Activity of Palladium-Iridium Binary Alloy Nanoparticles Supported on the Multiwalled Carbon Nanotubes for the Electro-Oxidation of Formic Acid. 2015 Jul 22 Bao J, Dou M, Liu H, Wang F, Liu J, Li Z, Ji J. ACS Appl Mater Interfaces. 2015 Jul 22
  • Iridium Oxide Nanoparticles and Iridium/Iridium Oxide Nanocomposites: Photochemical Fabrication and Application in Catalytic Reduction of 4-Nitrophenol. 2015 Jul 22 Xu D, Diao P, Jin T, Wu Q, Liu X, Guo X, Gong H, Li F, Xiang M, Ronghai Y. ACS Appl Mater Interfaces. 2015 Jul 22
  • Dehydrogenation of n-Alkanes by Solid-Phase Molecular Pincer-Iridium Catalysts. High Yields of α-Olefin Product. 2015 Jul 22 Kumar A, Zhou T, Emge TJ, Mironov O, Saxton RJ, Krogh-Jespersen K, Goldman AS. J Am Chem Soc. 2015 Jul 22
  • Iridium-Catalyzed Direct C-H Sulfamidation of Aryl Nitrones with Sulfonyl Azides at Room Temperature. 2015 Jul 21 Pi C, Cui X, Wu Y. J Org Chem. 2015 Jul 21
  • Homolytic N-H Activation of Ammonia: Hydrogen Transfer of Parent Iridium Ammine, Amide, Imide, and Nitride Species. 2015 Jul 20 Scheibel MG, Abbenseth J, Kinauer M, Heinemann FW, Würtele C, de Bruin B, Schneider S. Inorg Chem. 2015 Jul 20
  • Manipulating the Excited States of Cyclometalated Iridium Complexes with β-Ketoiminate and β-Diketiminate Ligands. 2015 Jul 20 Radwan YK, Maity A, Teets TS. Inorg Chem. 2015 Jul 20
  • Enantioselective, Catalytic Trichloromethylation through Visible-Light-Activated Photoredox Catalysis with a Chiral Iridium Complex. 2015 Jul 20 Huo H, Wang C, Harms K, Meggers E. J Am Chem Soc. 2015 Jul 20
  • Asymmetric Iridium-Catalyzed C-C Coupling of Chiral Diols via Site-Selective Redox-Triggered Carbonyl Addition. 2015 Jul 18 Shin I, Krische MJ. Top Curr Chem. 2015 Jul 18
  • Iridium/copper-cocatalyzed asymmetric ring opening reaction of azabenzonorbornadienes with amines. 2015 Jul 16 Zeng C, Yang F, Chen J, Wang J, Fan B. Org Biomol Chem. 2015 Jul 16
  • Tuning the Emission of Cationic Iridium (III) Complexes Towards the Red Through Methoxy Substitution of the Cyclometalating Ligand. 2015 Jul 16 Hasan K, Bansal AK, Samuel ID, Roldán-Carmona C, Bolink HJ, Zysman-Colman E. Sci Rep. 2015 Jul 16
  • Rare Earth Complex as Electron Trapper and Energy Transfer Ladder for Efficient Red Iridium Complex Based Electroluminescent Devices. 2015 Jul 15 Zhou L, Li L, Jiang Y, Cui R, Li Y, Zhao X, Zhang H. ACS Appl Mater Interfaces. 2015 Jul 15