Tantalum Nitrate

Linear Formula: TaN5O15
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(2N) 99% Tantalum Nitrate
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(3N) 99.9% Tantalum Nitrate
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(4N) 99.99% Tantalum Nitrate
TA-NAT-04 Pricing
(5N) 99.999% Tantalum Nitrate
TA-NAT-05 Pricing


Compound Formula N5O15Ta
Molecular Weight 490.97
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Nitrate IonTantalum Nitrate is a highly water soluble crystalline Tantalum source for uses compatible with nitrates and lower (acidic) pH. Nitrate compounds are generally soluble in water. Nitrate materials are also oxidizing agents. When mixed with hydrocarbons, nitrate compounds can form a flammable mixture. Nitrates are excellent precursors for production of ultra high purity compounds and certain catalyst and nanoscale(nanoparticles and nanopowders) materials. All metallic nitrates are inorganic salts of a given metal cation and the nitrate anion. The nitrate anion is a univalent (-1 charge) polyatomic ion composed of a single nitrogen atom ionically bound to three oxygen atoms (Symbol: NO3) for a total formula weight of 62.05. Tantalum Nitrate is generally immediately available in most volumes. High purity, submicron and nanopowder forms may be considered. We also produce Tantalum Nitrate Solution. 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.

Chemical Identifiers

Linear Formula TaN5O15
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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 Tantalum products. Tantalum (atomic symbol: Ta, atomic number: 73) is a Block D, Group 5, Period 6 element with an atomic weight of 180.94788. Tantalum Bohr ModelThe number of electrons in each of tantalum's shells is [2, 8, 18, 32, 11, 2] and its electron configuration is [Xe] 4f14 5d3 6s2. The tantalum atom has a radius of 146 pm and a Van der Waals radius of 217 pm. High Purity (99.999%) Tantalum (Ta) MetalTantalum was first discovered by Anders G. Ekeberg in 1802 in Uppsala, Sweden however, it was not until 1844 when Heinrich Rose first recognized it as a distinct element. In its elemental form, tantalum has a grayish blue appearance. Tantalum is found in the minerals tantalite, microlite, wodginite, euxenite, and polycrase. Due to the close relation of tantalum to niobium in the periodic table, Tantalum's name originates from the Greek word Tantalos meaning Father of Niobe in Greek mythology.

Recent Research

Total hip arthroplasty following failure of core decompression and tantalum rod implantation., Olsen, M, Lewis P M., Morrison Z, McKee M D., Waddell J P., and Schemitsch E H. , Bone Joint J, 2016 Sep, Volume 98-B, Issue 9, p.1175-9, (2016)

Long-Term Clinical and Radiographic Outcomes of Porous Tantalum Monoblock Acetabular Component in Primary Hip Arthroplasty: A Minimum of 15-Year Follow-Up., De Martino, Ivan, De Santis Vincenzo, Sculco Peter K., D'Apolito Rocco, Poultsides Lazaros A., and Gasparini Giorgio , J Arthroplasty, 2016 Sep, Volume 31, Issue 9 Suppl, p.110-4, (2016)

Immediate Placement and Occlusal Loading of Single-Tooth Restorations on Partially Threaded, Titanium-Tantalum Combined Dental Implants: 1-Year Results., Peron, Cristian, and Romanos Georgios , Int J Periodontics Restorative Dent, 2016 May-Jun, Volume 36, Issue 3, p.393-9, (2016)

Two reaction regimes in the oxidation of larger cationic tantalum clusters (Tan(+), n = 13-40) under multi-collision conditions., Neuwirth, D, Eckhard J F., Visser B R., Tschurl M, and Heiz U , Phys Chem Chem Phys, 2016 Mar 9, Volume 18, Issue 11, p.8115-9, (2016)

Enhanced CO2 Resistance for Robust Oxygen Separation Through Tantalum-doped Perovskite Membranes., Zhang, Chi, Tian Hao, Yang Dong, Sunarso Jaka, Liu Jian, and Liu Shaomin , ChemSusChem, 2016 Mar 8, Volume 9, Issue 5, p.505-12, (2016)

Low-Dimensional Polyoxometalate Molecules/Tantalum Oxide Hybrids for Non-Volatile Capacitive Memories., Balliou, Angelika, Papadimitropoulos Giorgos, Skoulatakis George, Kennou Stella, Davazoglou Dimitrios, Gardelis Spiros, and Glezos Nikos , ACS Appl Mater Interfaces, 2016 Mar 23, Volume 8, Issue 11, p.7212-20, (2016)

Development of a capillary electrophoresis method for the analysis in alkaline media as polyoxoanions of two strategic metals: Niobium and tantalum., Deblonde, Gauthier J. - P., Chagnes Alexandre, Cote Gérard, Vial Jérôme, Rivals Isabelle, and Delaunay Nathalie , J Chromatogr A, 2016 Mar 11, Volume 1437, p.210-8, (2016)

Newly developed Ti-Nb-Zr-Ta-Si-Fe biomedical beta titanium alloys with increased strength and enhanced biocompatibility., Kopova, Ivana, Stráský Josef, Harcuba Petr, Landa Michal, Janeček Miloš, and Bačákova Lucie , Mater Sci Eng C Mater Biol Appl, 2016 Mar 1, Volume 60, p.230-8, (2016)

Fluorine-Doped and Partially Oxidized Tantalum Carbides as Nonprecious Metal Electrocatalysts for Methanol Oxidation Reaction in Acidic Media., Yue, Xin, He Chunyong, Zhong Chengyong, Chen Yuanping, Jiang San Ping, and Shen Pei Kang , Adv Mater, 2016 Mar, Volume 28, Issue 11, p.2163-9, (2016)

Results of Total Hip Arthroplasty after Core Decompression with Tantalum Rod for Osteonecrosis of the Femoral Head., Lee, Gun-Woo, Park Kyung-Soon, Kim Do-Youn, Lee Young-Min, Eshnazarov Kamolhuja Eshnazarov, and Yoon Taek-Rim , Clin Orthop Surg, 2016 Mar, Volume 8, Issue 1, p.38-44, (2016)

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