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Lithium Pieces

High Purity Li Metal Pieces
CAS 7439-93-2

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(2N) 99% Lithium Pieces LI-M-02-PCS Request Quote
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(4N) 99.99% Lithium Pieces LI-M-04-PCS Request Quote
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Formula CAS No. PubChem SID PubChem CID MDL No. EC No Beilstein
Re. No.
Li 7439-93-2 24873303 3028194 MFCD00134051 231-102-5 N/A [Li] InChI=1S/Li WHXSMMKQMYFTQS-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
6.941 Silvery White 0.534 gm/cc N/A 180.54°C 1342°C 0.848 W/cm/K @ 298.2 K 8.55 microhm-cm @ 0 °C 1.0 Paulings 0.85 Cal/g/K @ 25°C 32.48 K-Cal/gm atom at 1342°C 1.10 Cal/gm mole Safety Data Sheet

American Elements specializes in producing high purity Shot and irregular shaped Lithium Pieces with the highest possible density 99.9+% Ultra High Purity Metallic Piecesand smallest possible average grain sizes for use in Chemical Vapor Deposition (CVD) and Physical Vapor Deposition (PVD) processes including Thermal and Electron Beam (E-Beam) Evaporation, Low Temperature Organic Evaporation, Atomic Layer Deposition (ALD), Metallic-Organic and Chemical Vapor Deposition (MOCVD). Our standard Pieces sizes average in the range of 3 mm, 4 -5 mm, 100 - 150 mm, 1/8" and 1/4". We can also provide Pieces and Shot outside this range. Materials are produced using crystallization, solid state and other ultra high purification processes such as sublimation. 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 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. 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. See safety data and research below and pricing/lead time above. We also produce Lithium as rod, ingot, powder, pellets, disc, granules, wire, and in compound forms, such as oxide. Other shapes are available by request.

Lithium Bohr ModelLithium (Li) atomic and molecular weight, atomic number and elemental symbolLithium (atomic symbol: Li, atomic number: 3) is a Block S, Group 1, Period 2 element with an atomic weight of 6.94. The number of electrons in each of Lithium's shells is [2, 1] and its electron configuration is [He] 2s1. The lithium atom has a radius of 152 pm and a Van der Waals radius of 181 pm. Lithium was discovered by Johann Arvedson in 1817 and first isolated by William Thomas Brande in 1821. The origin of the name Lithium comes from the Greek wordlithose which means "stone." Lithium is a member of the alkali group of metals. It has the highest specific heat and electrochemical potential of any element on the period table and the lowest density of any elements that are solid at room temperature. Elemental LithiumCompared to other metals, it has one of the lowest boiling points. In its elemental form, lithium is soft enough to cut with a knife; its silvery white appearance quickly darkens when exposed to air. Because of its high reactivity, elemental lithium does not occur in nature. Lithium is the key component of lithium-ion battery technology, which is becoming increasingly more prevalent in electronics. For more information on lithium, including properties, safety data, research, and American Elements' catalog of lithium products, visit the Lithium 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 Lithium

  • lithium niobate ultrasonic transducer design for Enhanced Oil Recovery. 2015 Nov Wang Z, Xu Y, Gu Y. Ultrason Sonochem. 2015 Nov
  • Facile synthesis of SnO2 nanocrystals anchored onto graphene nanosheets as anode materials for lithium-ion batteries. 2015 Jul 17 Zhang Y, Jiang L, Wang C. Phys Chem Chem Phys. 2015 Jul 17
  • Highly Reversible Lithium-ions Storage of Molybdenum Dioxide Nanoplates for High Power Lithium-ion Batteries. 2015 Jul 16 Liu X, Yang J, Hou W, Wang J, Nuli Y. ChemSusChem. 2015 Jul 16
  • Polarization bistability associated with <sup>4</sup>F<sub>3/2</sub>→<sup>4</sup>I<sub>11/2</sub> and <sup>4</sup>F<sub>3/2</sub>→<sup>4</sup>I<sub>13/2</sub> transitions in Nd:YVO<sub>4</sub> laser with intra-cavity periodically poled lithium niobate Bragg modulator. 2015 Jul 13 Hong KG, Lin ST, Wei MD. Opt Express. 2015 Jul 13
  • Superconductivity: Rewriting the Superconductivity in Iron-Based Superconductors by Lithium-Ion Insertion and Extraction (Adv. Mater. 28/2015). 2015 Jul Chen D, Wang X, Chen J, Ren Z, Xue M, Chen G. Adv Mater. 2015 Jul
  • Corrigendum: Excellent Stability of a Lithium-Ion-Conducting Solid Electrolyte upon Reversible Li+ /H+ Exchange in Aqueous Solutions. 2015 Jan 19 Ma C, Rangasamy E, Liang C, Sakamoto J, More KL, Chi M. Angew Chem Int Ed Engl. 2015 Jan 19
  • The suicide prevention effect of lithium: more than 20 years of evidence-a narrative review. 2015 Dec Lewitzka U, Severus E, Bauer R, Ritter P, Müller-Oerlinghausen B, Bauer M. Int J Bipolar Disord. 2015 Dec
  • Therapeutic Drug Monitoring of Lithium: A Study of the Accuracy and Analytical Variation Between Laboratories in Denmark. 2015 Aug Mose T, Damkier P, Petersen M, Antonsen S. Ther Drug Monit. 2015 Aug
  • ZnFe2O4-C/LiFePO4-CNT: A Novel High-Power Lithium-Ion Battery with Excellent Cycling Performance. 2014 Jul 15 Varzi A, Bresser D, von Zamory J, Müller F, Passerini S. Adv Energy Mater. 2014 Jul 15
  • Lithium therapy in patients with mild mental retardation. 2015 Otter M, van Amelsvoort TA. Tijdschr Psychiatr. 2015