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44812 Platinum Iridium wire, 1.5mm (0.06in) dia

CAS Number
Synonyms

Stock No. Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
44812-BQ 5cm 604.00
44812-BU 25cm 2420.00
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Platinum Iridium wire, 1.5mm (0.06in) dia

MDL
MFCD02091683

Chemical Properties

Formula
Pt:Ir; 90:10 wt%
Form
≈1.91g/5cm
Storage & Sensitivity
Ambient temperatures.
Solubility
Insoluble in water and acid.

Applications

Platinum-iridium wire is used in platinum jewelry, particularly watch cases. They have been used for spinnerets in the manufacture of synthetic fibers; in metrology and in fabrication of metal microelectrodes. It is used in the electrical stimulation of nervous tissue and in electrophysiological recordings. Pt/Ir alloy has been used in mechanical and electrochemical devices.

Notes

Air and moisture sensitive. Keep in a dry place.

Literature References

Rubin, A.; Yartsev, M. M.; Ulanovsky, N. Encoding of head direction by hippocampal place cells in bats. J. Neurosci. 2014, 34 (3), 1067-1080.

Nichols, J. A.; Nichols, A. R.; Smirnakis, S. M.; Engineer, N. D.; Kilgard, M. P.; Atzori, M. Vagus nerve stimulation modulates cortical synchrony and excitability through the activation of muscarinic receptors. Neuroscience 2011, 189, 207-214.

Other References

Harmonized Tariff Code
7110.19
TSCA
Yes

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