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11365 Niobium(V) oxide, 99.5% (metals basis)

CAS Number
1313-96-8
Synonyms
Niobium pentoxide

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11365-22 100g 76.50
11365-36 500g 316.00
11365-A3 2kg 1160.00
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Niobium(V) oxide, 99.5% (metals basis)

MDL
MFCD00011128
EINECS
215-213-6

Chemical Properties

Formula
Nb2O5
Formula Weight
265.81
Form
-100 Mesh Powder
Melting point
1520°
Density
4.6
Storage & Sensitivity
Ambient temperatures.
Solubility
Insoluble in water. Soluble in HF and alkalies.

Applications

As an intermediate and in electronicsNiobium pentoxide is the precursor to a majority of niobium compounds, powder metallurgy products and alloys. It is also used in glass, optic and ceramic applications. The nanoparticles of niobium pentoxide are useful in the preparation of electrochemical capacitors and cathodes. In addition, appropriate preparations of this compound can be used as a dietary supplement in the food industry. It is a precursor to lithium niobate which finds extensive use in piezoelectric sensors, anti-aliasing filters, optical waveguides, mobile phones, surface acoustic devices, optical modulators including linear and non-linear optical applications.

Notes

Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.

Literature References

De Sairre, M. I.; Uhle, E. S. B.; Donate, P. M. Niobium(V) oxide: A New and Efficient Catalyst for the Transesterification of β-keto esters. Tetrahedron Lett. 2005, 46 (15), 2705-2708.

Torres, J. D.; Faria, E. A.; SouzaDe, J. R.; Prado, A. G. S. Preparation of Photoactive Chitosan-niobium (V) oxide composites for dye degradation. J. Photochem. Photobiol., A 2003, 182 (2), 202-206.

Liu, J.; Xue, D.; Li, K. Single-crystalline nanoporous Nb2O5 nanotubes. Nanoscale Res. Lett. 2011, 6, 138.

Other References

Merck
14,6559
Harmonized Tariff Code
2825.90
TSCA
Yes

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