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Vanadium Boride VB

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(2N) 99% Bis(cyclopentadienyl) Vanadium(IV) Dichloride
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(2N5) 99.5% Bis(cyclopentadienyl) Vanadium(IV) Dichloride
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(5N) 99.999% Vanadium Boride Ingot
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(5N) 99.999% Vanadium Boride Lump
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(5N) 99.999% Vanadium Boride Powder
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(5N) 99.999% Vanadium Boride Sputtering Target
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5.54 g/cm3

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61.95327 Da

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Boride IonVanadium Boride is one of numerous organo-metallic compounds (also known as metalorganic, organo-inorganic and metallo-organic compounds) sold by American Elements under the trade name AE Organo-Metallics™ for uses requiring non-aqueous solubility such as recent solar energy and water treatment applications. Similar results can sometimes also be achieved with Nanoparticles and by thin film deposition. Note American Elements additionally supplies many materials as solutions. Vanadium Boride is generally immediately available in most volumes. High purity, submicron and nanopowder forms may be considered. Additional technical, research and safety information is available.



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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 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.

See more Vanadium products. Vanadium (atomic symbol: V, atomic number: 23) is a Block D, Group 5, Period 4 element with an atomic weight of 50.9415. Vanadium Bohr ModelThe number of electrons in each of Vanadium's shells is 2, 8, 11, 2 and its electron configuration is [Ar] 3d3 4s2. The vanadium atom has a radius of 134 pm and a Van der Waals radius of 179 pm. Vanadium was discovered by Andres Manuel del Rio in 1801 and first isolated by Nils Gabriel Sefström in 1830. In its elemental form, vanadium has a bluish-silver appearance. Elemental VanadiumIt is a hard, ductile transition metal that is primarily used as a steel additive and in alloys such as Titanium-6AL-4V, which is composed of titanium, aluminum, and vanadium and is the most common titanium alloy commercially produced. Vanadium is found in fossil fuel deposits and 65 different minerals. Vanadium is not found free in naturehowever, once isolated it forms an oxide layer that stabilizes the free metal against further oxidation. Vanadium was named after the word "Vanadis" meaning goddess of beauty in Scandinavian mythology.

Recent Research

Toxicity of aqueous vanadium to zooplankton and phytoplankton species of relevance to the athabasca oil sands region., Schiffer, Stephanie, and Liber Karsten , Ecotoxicol Environ Saf, 2017 Mar, Volume 137, p.1-11, (2017)

Simultaneous microbial reduction of vanadium (V) and chromium (VI) by Shewanella loihica PV-4., Wang, Guangyu, Zhang Baogang, Li Shuang, Yang Meng, and Yin Changcheng , Bioresour Technol, 2017 Mar, Volume 227, p.353-358, (2017)

Synthesis of Mono- and Dinuclear Vanadium Complexes and Their Reactivity toward Dehydroperoxidation of Alkyl Hydroperoxides., Schmidt, Anna-Corina, Hermsen Marko, Rominger Frank, Dehn Richard, Teles Joaquim Henrique, Schäfer Ansgar, Trapp Oliver, and Schaub Thomas , Inorg Chem, 2017 Jan 24, (2017)

Coupling Reactions of Carbon Dioxide with Epoxides Catalyzed by Vanadium Aminophenolate Complexes., Kerton, Francesca Maria, and Elkurtehi Ali Issa , ChemSusChem, 2017 Jan 03, (2017)

Hierarchical Branched Vanadium Oxide Nanorod@Si Nanowire Architecture for High Performance Supercapacitors., Li, Zhaodong, Wang Fei, and Wang Xudong , Small, 2017 Jan, Volume 13, Issue 1, (2017)

Geometric constraints on phase coexistence in vanadium dioxide single crystals., McGahan, Christina, Gamage Sampath, Liang Jiran, Cross Brendan, Marvel Robert E., Haglund Richard F., and Abate Yohannes , Nanotechnology, 2017 Feb 24, Volume 28, Issue 8, p.085701, (2017)

Vanadium Geochemistry of Oil Sands Fluid Petroleum Coke., Nesbitt, Jake A., and Lindsay Matthew B. J. , Environ Sci Technol, 2017 Feb 09, (2017)

Facile Synthesis of Vanadium-Doped Ni3S2 Nanowire Arrays as Active Electrocatalyst for Hydrogen Evolution Reaction., Qu, Yuanju, Yang Mingyang, Chai Jianwei, Tang Zhe, Shao Mengmeng, Kwok Chi Tat, Yang Ming, Wang Zhenyu, Chua Daniel, Wang Shijie, et al. , ACS Appl Mater Interfaces, 2017 Feb 09, (2017)

Activated Carbon Fiber Paper Based Electrodes with High Electrocatalytic Activity for Vanadium Flow Batteries with Improved Power Density., Liu, Tao, Li Xianfeng, Xu Chi, and Zhang Huamin , ACS Appl Mater Interfaces, 2017 Feb 08, Volume 9, Issue 5, p.4626-4633, (2017)


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