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Lutetium Boride

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Boride IonLutetium Boride is generally immediately available in most volumes. High purity, submicron and nanopowder forms may be considered. Borides are hard, high-melting materials with metal-like conductivity. They are stable to nonoxidizing acids but break down in strong oxidizing agents and strong alkalis. Borides are used in semiconductors, superconductors, diamagnetic, paramagnetic, ferromagnetic, anti-ferromagnetic, turbine blades, and rocket nozzles. Borides have recently been discovered to be superconductive and ultra-incompressible. 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.


Lutetium tetraboride

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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 Safety Data Sheet (SDS). Solutions are packaged in polypropylene, plastic or glass jars up to palletized 440 gallon liquid totes, and 36,000 lb. tanker trucks.

Related Elements

See more Lutetium products. Lutetium (atomic symbol: Lu, atomic number: 71) is a Block F, Group 3, Period 6 element with an atomic weight of 174.9668. The number of electrons in each of Lutetium's shells is [2, 8, 18, 32, 9, 2] and its electron configuration is [Xe] 4f15 5d1 6s2.Lutetium Bohr Model In its elemental form, lutetium has a silvery-white appearance. The lutetium atom has a radius of 174 pm and a Van der Waals radius of 221 pm. Lutetium was discovered and first isolated by Georges Urbain, Carl Auer von Welsbach and Charles James in 1906, all independently of each other.Elemental Lutetium Urbain was awarded the naming honor because he published his findings first. Lutetium is the last member of the rare earth series. Unlike most rare earths it lacks a magnetic moment. It has the smallest metallic radius of any rare earth and it is perhaps the least naturally abundant of the lanthanides. The most common source of commercially produced lutetium is the mineral monazite. The name lutetium originates from the Latin word Lutetia, meaning Paris. Lutetium is found with almost all other rare earth metals, but it never occurs naturally by itself.

See more Boron products. Boron Bohr ModelBoron (atomic symbol: B, atomic number: 5) is a Block P, Group 13, Period 2 element with an atomic weight of 10.81. The number of electrons in each of boron's shells is 2, 3 and its electron configuration is [He] 2s2 2p1. The boron atom has a radius of 90 pm and a Van der Waals radius of 192 pm. Boron was discovered by Joseph Louis Gay-Lussac and Louis Jacques Thénard in 1808. It was first isolated by Humphry Davy, also in 1808. Boron is classified as a metalloid is not found naturally on earth. Elemental BoronAlong with carbon and nitrogen, boron is one of the few elements in the periodic table known to form stable compounds featuring triple bonds. Boron has an energy band gap of 1.50 to 1.56 eV, which is higher than that of either silicon or germanium. Boron is found in borates, borax, boric acid, colemanite, kernite, and ulexite.The name Boron originates from a combination of carbon and the Arabic word buraqu meaning borax.

Recent Research

Recycling and separation of rare earth resources lutetium from LYSO scraps using the diglycol amic acid functional XAD-type resin., Chen, Peng, Yang Fan, Liao Qiuxia, Zhao Zhigang, Zhang Yang, Zhao Panpan, Guo Wanghuan, and Bai Ruixi , Waste Manag, 2017 Mar 02, (2017)

Lutetium (177) PSMA radionuclide therapy for men with prostate cancer: a review of the current literature and discussion of practical aspects of therapy., Emmett, Louise, Willowson Kathy, Violet John, Shin Jane, Blanksby Ashley, and Lee Jonathan , J Med Radiat Sci, 2017 Mar, Volume 64, Issue 1, p.52-60, (2017)

A novel glucose sensor using lutetium phthalocyanine as redox mediator in reduced graphene oxide conducting polymer multifunctional hydrogel., Al-Sagur, H, Komathi S, Khan M A., Gurek A G., and Hassan A , Biosens Bioelectron, 2017 Jun 15, Volume 92, p.638-645, (2017)

Optimization of Image Reconstruction for (90)Y Selective Internal Radiotherapy on a Lutetium Yttrium Orthosilicate PET/CT System Using a Bayesian Penalized Likelihood Reconstruction Algorithm., Rowley, Lisa M., Bradley Kevin M., Boardman Philip, Hallam Aida, and McGowan Daniel R. , J Nucl Med, 2017 Apr, Volume 58, Issue 4, p.658-664, (2017)

Lutetium 177-DOTA-TATE therapy for esthesioneuroblastoma: A case report., Sabongi, Juliano Guerra, Gonçalves Mônica Carboni Pe, Alves Cira Danielle C., Alves João, Scapulatempo-Neto Cristovam, and Moriguchi Sonia Marta , Exp Ther Med, 2016 Nov, Volume 12, Issue 5, p.3078-3082, (2016)

Photodynamic inactivation of pathogenic species Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Candida albicans with lutetium (III) acetate phthalocyanines and specific light irradiation., Mantareva, Vanya, Kussovski Vesselin, Durmuş Mahmut, Borisova Ekaterina, and Angelov Ivan , Lasers Med Sci, 2016 Nov, Volume 31, Issue 8, p.1591-1598, (2016)

Lutetium(iii) aqua ion: On the dynamical structure of the heaviest lanthanoid hydration complex., Sessa, Francesco, Spezia Riccardo, and D'Angelo Paola , J Chem Phys, 2016 May 28, Volume 144, Issue 20, p.204505, (2016)

Phase 2 Study of Lutetium 177-Labeled Anti-Carbonic Anhydrase IX Monoclonal Antibody Girentuximab in Patients with Advanced Renal Cell Carcinoma., Muselaers, Constantijn H. J., Boers-Sonderen Marye J., van Oostenbrugge Tim J., Boerman Otto C., Desar Ingrid M. E., Stillebroer Alexander B., Mulder Sasja F., van Herpen Carla M. L., Langenhuijsen Johan F., Oosterwijk Egbert, et al. , Eur Urol, 2016 May, Volume 69, Issue 5, p.767-70, (2016)

Lutetium(III) acetate phthalocyanines for photodynamic therapy applications: Synthesis and photophysicochemical properties., Mantareva, Vanya, Durmuş Mahmut, Aliosman Meliha, Stoineva Ivanka, and Angelov Ivan , Photodiagnosis Photodyn Ther, 2016 Jun, Volume 14, p.98-103, (2016)

Lutetium-177 PSMA Radioligand Therapy of Metastatic Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer: Safety and Efficacy., Baum, Richard P., Kulkarni Harshad R., Schuchardt Christiane, Singh Aviral, Wirtz Martina, Wiessalla Stefan, Schottelius Margret, Mueller Dirk, Klette Ingo, and Wester Hans-Jürgen , J Nucl Med, 2016 Jan 21, (2016)


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