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12064-62-9 - Gadolinium(III) oxide, REacton®, 99.99% (REO) - 11290 - Alfa Aesar

11290 Gadolinium(III) oxide, REacton®, 99.99% (REO)

CAS Number
12064-62-9
Synonyms

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
10g 34.20
50g 84.80
250g 264.71
1kg 740.80
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Gadolinium(III) oxide, REacton®, 99.99% (REO)

MDL
MFCD00011026
EINECS
235-060-9

Chemical Properties

Formula
Gd2O3
Formula Weight
362.50
Form
<10 Micron Powder
Melting point
2330°
Density
7.407
Solubility
Soluble in acid. Insoluble in water.

Applications

Gadolinium(III) oxide is used as a raw material for various fluorescent compounds, absorption material in atomic reactions, nuclear fuels, magnetic bubble material and screen-sensitivity increasing material. It is also used in glass and electronic industries. It also acts as a neutron shield, a catalyst, a dielectric ceramic and is used for filament coatings, special glasses, lasers, masers and telecommunication. It also serves as a laboratory reagent. It plays an important role as a potential contrast agent for magnetic resonance imaging (MRI).

Notes

Hygroscopic. Incompatible with strong acids.

Literature References

Marani, D.; Sudireddy, B. R.; Bentzen, J. J.; Jorgensen, P. S.; Kiebach, R. Colloidal stabilization of cerium-gadolinium oxide (CGO) suspensions via rheology. J. Eur. Ceram. Soc. 2015, 35 (10), 2823-2832.

Vahdatkhah, P.; Hosseini, H. R. M.; Khodaei, A.; Montazerabadi, A. R.; Irajirad, R.; Oghabian, M. A.; Delavari, H. H. Rapid microwave-assisted synthesis of PVP-coated ultrasmall gadolinium oxide nanoparticles for magnetic resonance imaging. Chem. Phys 2015, 453-454, 35-41.

Other References

Merck
14,4326
Harmonized Tariff Code
2846.90
TSCA
Yes

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