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Scandium Boride

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(5N) 99.999% Scandium Boride Ingot
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Boride IonScandium Boride is generally immediately available in most volumes. High purity, submicron and nanopowder forms may be considered.



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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 Elements

See more Scandium products. Scandium (atomic symbol: Sc, atomic number: 21) is a Block D, Group 3, Period 4 element with an atomic weight of 44.955912. The number of electrons in each of Scandium's shells is [2, 8, 9, 2] and its electron configuration is [Ar] 3d1 4s2. Scandium Bohr Model The scandium atom has a radius of 162 pm and a Van der Waals radius of 216 pm.Scandium was predicted by Dmitri Mendeleev in 1871 and actually discovered and isolated by Lars Nilson in 1879. One of the transition metals, scandium has a silvery-white appearance in its elemental form which oxidizes to yellow or pinkish upon contact with air. Elemental ScandiumIt is occasionally included in the classification of the rare earth elements. Scandium is found in concentrated amounts in the minerals euxenite, gadolinite and thortveitite however, due to the difficulties in the preparation of metallic scandium, global trade of the pure metal is very limited. The origin of the name scandium comes from the Latin word 'scandia' meaning Scandinavia.

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

Selective recovery of vanadium and scandium by ion exchange with D201 and solvent extraction using P507 from hydrochloric acid leaching solution of red mud., Zhu, Xiaobo, Li Wang, Tang Sen, Zeng Majian, Bai Pengyuan, and Chen Lunjian , Chemosphere, 2017 May, Volume 175, p.365-372, (2017)

Scandium(iii) triflate-promoted serine/threonine-selective peptide bond cleavage., Ni, Jizhi, Sohma Youhei, and Kanai Motomu , Chem Commun (Camb), 2017 Mar 16, Volume 53, Issue 23, p.3311-3314, (2017)

Highly Reactive Scandium Phosphinoalkylidene Complex: C-H and H-H Bonds Activation., Mao, Weiqing, Xiang Li, Lamsfus Carlos Alvarez, Maron Laurent, Leng Xuebing, and Chen Yaofeng , J Am Chem Soc, 2017 Jan 25, Volume 139, Issue 3, p.1081-1084, (2017)

Ultrafast X-Ray Diffraction Studies of the Phase Transitions and Equation of State of Scandium Shock Compressed to 82 GPa., Briggs, R, Gorman M G., Coleman A L., McWilliams R S., McBride E E., McGonegle D, Wark J S., Peacock L, Rothman S, MacLeod S G., et al. , Phys Rev Lett, 2017 Jan 13, Volume 118, Issue 2, p.025501, (2017)

Solution Synthesis, Structure, and CO2 Reduction Reactivity of a Scandium(II) Complex, {Sc[N(SiMe3 )2 ]3 }()., Woen, David H., Chen Guo P., Ziller Joseph W., Boyle Timothy J., Furche Filipp, and Evans William J. , Angew Chem Int Ed Engl, 2017 Feb 13, Volume 56, Issue 8, p.2050-2053, (2017)

Application of reflectance confocal microscopy to evaluate skin damage after irradiation with an yttrium-scandium-gallium-garnet (YSGG) laser., Yue, Xueping, Wang Hongwei, Li Qing, and Li Linfeng , Lasers Med Sci, 2017 Feb, Volume 32, Issue 2, p.255-262, (2017)

Frustrated Lewis pair behavior of a neutral scandium complex., Chang, Kejian, and Xu Xin , Dalton Trans, 2017 Apr 05, Volume 46, Issue 14, p.4514-4517, (2017)

Evaluation of microtensile and tensile bond strength tests determining effects of erbium, chromium: yttrium-scandium-gallium-garnet laser pulse frequency on resin-enamel bonding., Yildirim, T, Ayar M K., Yesilyurt C, and Kilic S , Niger J Clin Pract, 2016 Sep-Oct, Volume 19, Issue 5, p.585-90, (2016)

Effect of scandium on the optical properties of crystalline silicon material., Dong, Xiao, Wang Yongyong, Li Xueping, and Li Yingying , Opt Express, 2016 Sep 5, Volume 24, Issue 18, p.A1269-75, (2016)

Zigzag Sc2C2 Carbide Cluster inside a [88]Fullerene Cage with One Heptagon, Sc2C2@Cs(hept)-C88: A Kinetically Trapped Fullerene Formed by C2 Insertion?, Chen, Chia-Hsiang, Abella Laura, Cerón Maira R., Guerrero-Ayala Miguel A., Rodríguez-Fortea Antonio, Olmstead Marilyn M., Powers Xian B., Balch Alan L., Poblet Josep M., and Echegoyen Luis , J Am Chem Soc, 2016 Oct 5, Volume 138, Issue 39, p.13030-13037, (2016)


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