265810

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Gold

foil, thickness 0.1 mm, 99.99% trace metals basis

Synonym(s):
Gold element, Gold Powder
Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
Au
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
196.97
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.23
Pricing and availability is not currently available.

Quality Level

assay

99.99% trace metals basis

form

foil

resistivity

2.05 μΩ-cm, 0°C

thickness

0.1 mm

bp

2808 °C (lit.)

mp

1063 °C (lit.)

density

19.3 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

SMILES string

[Au]

InChI

1S/Au

InChI key

PCHJSUWPFVWCPO-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Related Categories

General description

Gold is one of the most popular materials to be used for neutron flux monitoring mainly because it possesses a large thermal cross section for neutron capture (197Au(η, η) 198Au. Gold has the half-life of 2.7 days.Reports show that the rate of dissolution of Au is very fast in SnPb solder.

Application

Gold based neutron flux monitors may use gold foils. Au foils may be used to form a AuSn/Au joint system for opto-electronic chips. Modified gold foil electrode may be used to study heterogeneous electron transfer properties of biological electron transfer proteins.3 Electrodeposited polycrystalline palladium-nickel alloy on gold foils may be investigated for the enhanced catalytic behavior of the alloy.

Packaging

1.2, 4.8 g in rigid mailer

Quantity

1.2 g = 25 × 25 mm; 4.8 g = 50 × 50 mm

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US),Eyeshields,Gloves

RIDADR

NONH for all modes of transport

WGK Germany

nwg

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

Study of wetting reaction between eutectic AuSn and Au foil.
Lai YT and Liu CY
Journal of Electronic Materials, 35, 28-34 (2006)
A kinetic study of oxygen reduction reaction on palladium-nickel alloy surfaces.
Li B, et al.
Electrochemical Society Transactions, 6(25), 139-144 (2008)
Performance and comparison of gold-based neutron flux monitors.
Steinhauser G, et al.
Gold Bulletin, 45, 17-22 (2012)
Zhengxia Liu et al.
Journal of biomedical nanotechnology, 9(6), 1017-1028 (2013-07-19)
Ischemic stroke is a leading cause of death and disability, and the treatment options are limited. Recent studies demonstrated that the promising applications of gold nanoparticles (Au-NPs) as intrinsic therapeutics; however, little is known about the effect of Au-NPs on...
Young Joo Choi et al.
Journal of nanoscience and nanotechnology, 13(6), 4437-4445 (2013-07-19)
Gold nanorods (Au NRs) that absorb near-infrared (NIR) light have great potential in the field of nanomedicine. Photothermal therapy (PTT), a very attractive cancer therapy in nanomedicine, combines nanomaterials and light. The aim of this study was to elucidate the...
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