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40218 Gallium(III) nitride, 99.99% (metals basis)

CAS Number
25617-97-4
Synonyms

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Gallium(III) nitride, 99.99% (metals basis)

MDL
MFCD00016108
EINECS
247-129-0

Chemical Properties

Formula
GaN
Formula Weight
83.73
Form
Powder
Melting point
800° subl.
Density
6.1
Storage & Sensitivity
Moisture Sensitive. Store under Nitrogen. Ambient temperatures.
Solubility
Slightly soluble in hot concentrated sulfuric acid and hot conc. sodium hydroxide. Insoluble in water and dilute acids.

Applications

Gallium(III) nitride is used to read blu-ray discs. It is used in various wireless infrastructure applications. It finds applications in optoelectronic, high-power and high-frequency devices. It is also useful in military electronics (active electronically scanned array radars). It is biocompatible and used in electrodes and electronic components in living organisms. It is a suitable material for solar cell arrays for satellites. It is employed in bright light-emitting diodes.

Notes

Water and moisture sensitive. It forms ammonia when contacted with water or humid air. Incompatible with stong oxidizing agents.

Literature References

Alam, K.; Foley, A.; Smith, A. R. Native Gallium Adatoms Discovered on Atomically-Smooth Gallium Nitride Surfaces at Low Temperature. Nano Lett. 2015, 15 (3), 2079-2085.

Deshpande, S.; Frost, T.; Yan, L.; Jahangir, S.; Hazari, A.; Liu, X.; Millunchick, J. M.; Mi, Z.; Bhattacharya, P. Formation and Nature of InGaN Quantum Dots in GaN Nanowires. Nano Lett. 2015, 15 (3), 1647-1653.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H317

May cause an allergic skin reaction.

Precautionary Statements: P261-P272-P280g-P302+P352-P333+P313-P363-P501c

Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Contaminated work clothing should not be allowed out of the workplace. Wear protective gloves. IF ON SKIN: Wash with plenty of soap and water. If skin irritation or rash occurs: Get medical advice/attention. Wash contaminated clothing before reuse. Dispose of contents/ container to an approved waste disposal plant

Other References

Merck
14,4351
Harmonized Tariff Code
2850.00
TSCA
Yes

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