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Gold

foil, thickness 0.025 mm, 99.99% trace metals basis

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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

0.025 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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form

foil

form

foil

form

foil

form

foil

bp

2808 °C (lit.)

bp

2808 °C (lit.)

bp

2808 °C (lit.)

bp

2808 °C (lit.)

resistivity

2.05 μΩ-cm, 0°C

resistivity

2.05 μΩ-cm, 0°C

resistivity

2.05 μΩ-cm, 0°C

resistivity

2.05 μΩ-cm, 0°C

mp

1063 °C (lit.)

mp

1063 °C (lit.)

mp

1063 °C (lit.)

mp

1063 °C (lit.)

density

19.3 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

density

19.3 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

density

19.3 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

density

19.3 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

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.

Quantity

300 mg = 25 × 25 mm; 1.2 g = 50 × 50 mm

Storage Class

11 - Combustible Solids

wgk_germany

nwg

flash_point_f

Not applicable

flash_point_c

Not applicable

ppe

Eyeshields, Gloves, type N95 (US)


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