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Samarium Boride

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5.07 g/cm3

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Boride IonSamarium Boride is generally immediately available in most volumes. High purity, submicron and nanopowder forms may be considered. 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.


Samarium hexaboride

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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 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 Products & Element Information

See more Samarium products. Samarium (atomic symbol: Sm, atomic number: 62) is a Block F, Group 3, Period 6 element with an atomic radius of 150.36. Samarium Bohr ModelThe number of electrons in each of samarium's shells is 2, 8, 18, 24, 8, 2 and its electron configuration is [Xe]4f6 6s2. The samarium atom has a radius of 180 pm and a Van der Waals radius of 229 pm. In its elemental form, samarium has a silvery-white appearance. Elemental Samarium PictureSamarium is not found as free element in nature. It is found in the minerals cerite, gadolinite, samarskite, monazite and bastnäsite. Samarium is classified as a rare earth element and is the 40th most abundant element in the Earth's crust. Samarium was discovered and first isolated by Lecoq de Boisbaudran in 1879. It is named after the mineral samarskite, the mineral from which it was isolated.

Recent Research

Reductive Homocoupling of Organohalides via the Direct Use of Nickel(II) Chloride and Samarium Metal., Liu, Yongjun, Xiao Shuhuan, Qi Yan, and Du Feng , Chem Asian J, 2017 Jan 26, (2017)

Half-Sandwich Alkyl, Amido, and Iodo Samarium(II) Complexes: Non-Conventional Sterically Governed Oxidation of (tBu4 Carb)2 Sm., Selikhov, Alexander N., Mahrova Tatyana V., Cherkasov Anton V., Fukin Georgy K., Maron Laurent, and Trifonov Alexander A. , Chemistry, 2017 Jan 26, Volume 23, Issue 6, p.1436-1443, (2017)

Highly CO2-Tolerant Cathode for Intermediate-Temperature Solid Oxide Fuel Cells: Samarium-Doped Ceria-Protected SrCo0.85Ta0.15O3-δ Hybrid., Li, Mengran, Zhou Wei, and Zhu Zhonghua , ACS Appl Mater Interfaces, 2017 Jan 25, Volume 9, Issue 3, p.2326-2333, (2017)

Optical analysis of samarium doped sodium bismuth silicate glass., Thomas, V, Sofin R G. S., Allen M, Thomas H, Biju P R., Jose G, and Unnikrishnan N V. , Spectrochim Acta A Mol Biomol Spectrosc, 2017 Jan 15, Volume 171, p.144-148, (2017)

Secondary Amides as Hydrogen Atom Transfer Promoters for Reactions of Samarium Diiodide., Chciuk, Tesia V., Li Anna M., Vazquez-Lopez Andres, Anderson William R., and Flowers Robert A. , Org Lett, 2017 Jan 06, Volume 19, Issue 1, p.290-293, (2017)

Magnetic transition temperatures follow crystallographic symmetry in samarium under high-pressures and low-temperatures., Johnson, Craig R., Tsoi Georgiy M., and Vohra Yogesh K. , J Phys Condens Matter, 2017 Feb 15, Volume 29, Issue 6, p.065801, (2017)

Formation of Core-Shell Nanoparticles Composed of Magnetite and Samarium Oxide in Magnetospirillum magneticum Strain RSS-1., Shimoshige, Hirokazu, Nakajima Yoshikata, Kobayashi Hideki, Yanagisawa Keiichi, Nagaoka Yutaka, Shimamura Shigeru, Mizuki Toru, Inoue Akira, and Maekawa Toru , PLoS One, 2017, Volume 12, Issue 1, p.e0170932, (2017)

Nanostructured Samarium Doped Fluorapatites and Their Catalytic Activity towards Synthesis of 1,2,4-Triazoles., Gangu, Kranthi Kumar, Maddila Suresh, Maddila Surya Narayana, and Jonnalagadda Sreekantha B. , Molecules, 2016 Sep 24, Volume 21, Issue 10, (2016)

Activation of Ene-Diamido Samarium Methoxide with Hydrosilane for Selectively Catalytic Hydrosilylation of Alkenes and Polymerization of Styrene: an Experimental and Theoretical Mechanistic Study., Li, Jianfeng, Zhao Chaoyue, Liu Jinxi, Huang Hanmin, Wang Fengxin, Xu Xiufang, and Cui Chunming , Inorg Chem, 2016 Sep 06, Volume 55, Issue 17, p.9105-11, (2016)

Block Copolymer-Assisted Solvothermal Synthesis of Hollow Bi2MoO6 Spheres Substituted with Samarium., Kashfi-Sadabad, Raana, Yazdani Sajad, Alemi Abdolali, Huan Tran Doan, Ramprasad Rampi, and Pettes Michael Thompson , Langmuir, 2016 Oct 11, (2016)


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