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Terbium Boride

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Boride IonTerbium 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.


Terbium Boride, (OC-6-11), Terbium boride (TbB6), terbium hexaboride

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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 Terbium products. Terbium (atomic symbol: Tb, atomic number: 65) is a Block F, Group 3, Period 6 element with an atomic radius of 158.92535.Terbium Bohr Model The number of electrons in each of Terbium's shells is [2, 8, 18, 27, 8, 2] and its electron configuration is [Xe]4f9 6s2. The terbium atom has a radius of 177 pm and a Van der Waals radius of 221 pm.Terbium was discovered and first isolated by Carl Gustaf Mosander in 1842. In its elemental form, terbium is a silvery-white soft metal. Terbium is found in cerite, gadolinite, and monazite. It is not found in nature as a free element. Elemental TerbiumTerbium compounds are brightly fluorescent, and a majority of the world's terbium supply is used for creating green phosphors that enable trichromatic lighting technology. It is also frequently used as a dopant for crystalline solid-state devices and fuel cell materials. It is named after Ytterby, the town in Sweden where it was discovered.

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

Terbium Ion Doping in Ca3Co4O9: A Step towards High-Performance Thermoelectric Materials., Saini, Shrikant, Yaddanapudi Haritha Sree, Tian Kun, Yin Yinong, Magginetti David, and Tiwari Ashutosh , Sci Rep, 2017 Mar 20, Volume 7, p.44621, (2017)

Performance and wavelength tuning of green emitting terbium lasers., Metz, Philip Werner, Marzahl Daniel-Timo, Huber Günter, and Kränkel Christian , Opt Express, 2017 Mar 06, Volume 25, Issue 5, p.5716-5724, (2017)

Electronic structure and spectral properties of terbium(III) nitrate complex with hexamethylphosphoramide., Kharchenko, Valerii I., Kurbatov Ilya A., Cherednichenko Alexander I., Mirochnik Anatoly G., and Zhikhareva Polina A. , Spectrochim Acta A Mol Biomol Spectrosc, 2017 Mar 05, Volume 174, p.297-300, (2017)

Characterization and extinction measurement of potassium terbium fluoride single crystal for high laser power applications., Jalali, Amir A., Rogers Evan, and Stevens Kevin , Opt Lett, 2017 Mar 01, Volume 42, Issue 5, p.899-902, (2017)

High performance magneto-fluorescent nanoparticles assembled from terbium and gadolinium 1,3-diketones., Zairov, Rustem, Mustafina Asiya, Shamsutdinova Nataliya, Nizameev Irek, Moreira Beatriz, Sudakova Svetlana, Podyachev Sergey, Fattakhova Alfia, Safina Gulnara, Lundstrom Ingemar, et al. , Sci Rep, 2017 Jan 16, Volume 7, p.40486, (2017)

Charge-transfer-based terbium MOF nanoparticles as fluorescent pH sensor for extreme acidity., Qi, Zewan, and Chen Yang , Biosens Bioelectron, 2017 Jan 15, Volume 87, p.236-241, (2017)

Terbium-doped manganese carbonate nanoparticles with intrinsic photoluminescence and magnetic resonance imaging capacity., Liu, Kang, Shi Xin, Wang Tingjian, Ai Penghui, Gu Wei, and Ye Ling , J Colloid Interface Sci, 2017 Jan 01, Volume 485, p.25-31, (2017)

Enhanced fluorescence of terbium with thiabendazole and application in determining trace amounts of terbium and thiabendazole., Chen, Qiang, Zuo Junfeng, He Xue, Mo Xiujuan, Tong Ping, and Zhang Lan , Talanta, 2017 Jan 01, Volume 162, p.540-546, (2017)

Terbium-Aspartic Acid Nanocrystals with Chirality-Dependent Tunable Fluorescent Properties., Ma, Baojin, Wu Yu, Zhang Shan, Wang Shicai, Qiu Jichuan, Zhao Lili, Guo Daidong, Duan Jiazhi, Sang Yuanhua, Li Linlin, et al. , ACS Nano, 2017 Feb 28, Volume 11, Issue 2, p.1973-1981, (2017)

Crystal structures of two mononuclear complexes of terbium(III) nitrate with the tripodal alcohol 1,1,1-tris-(hy-droxy-meth-yl)propane., Gregório, Thaiane, Giese Siddhartha O. K., Nunes Giovana G., Soares Jaísa F., and Hughes David L. , Acta Crystallogr E Crystallogr Commun, 2017 Feb 01, Volume 73, Issue Pt 2, p.278-285, (2017)


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