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35803 Lutetium(III) iodide, ultra dry, 99.9% (REO)

CAS Number
13813-45-1
Synonyms

Stock No. Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
35803-03 1g 74.80
35803-06 5g 273.00
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Lutetium(III) iodide, ultra dry, 99.9% (REO)

MDL
MFCD00049970
EINECS
237-475-0

Chemical Properties

Formula
LuI3
Formula Weight
555.68
Form
Flakes/Powder, Ampouled under argon
Melting point
1050°
Density
5.60
Storage & Sensitivity
Hygroscopic. Ambient temperatures.
Solubility
Soluble in chloroform, carbon tetrachloride and carbon disulfide.

Applications

Lutetium(III) iodide is mixed with other metal iodides like yttrium iodide and gadolinium iodide to prepare scintillators, which is used for gamma and neutron detection. Further, it reacts with elemental iodine in 2-propanol to form the ionic species, [LuI2(HOiPr)4][I].

Notes

Hygroscopic. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.

Literature References

Ganguly, S.; Kong, C. S.; Broderick, S. R.; Rajan, K. Informatics-based uncertainty quantification in the design of inorganic scintillators. Mater. Manuf. Processes 2013, 28 (7), 726-732.

D'Angelo, P.; Migliorati, V.; Spezia, R.; De Panfilis, S.; Persson, I.; Zitolo, A. K-edge XANES investigation of octakis (DMSO) lanthanoid(III) complexes in DMSO solution and solid iodides. Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 2013, 15 (22), 8684-8691.

Other References

Harmonized Tariff Code
2846.90
TSCA
Yes

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