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Gold

foil, thickness 0.5 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

Quality Level

assay

99.99% trace metals basis

form

foil

resistivity

2.05 μΩ-cm, 0°C

thickness

0.5 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

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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

6 g in rigid mailer

Quantity

6 g = 25 × 25 mm

Storage Class Code

11 - Combustible Solids

WGK

nwg

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

Certificate of Analysis

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Certificate of Origin

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