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Gadolinium-silicon-germanium alloy

Gd5Si2Ge2, ≥99% trace metals basis

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Synonym(s):
Gadolinium germanium silicide
Linear Formula:
Gd5Ge2Si2
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
987.70
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.23

assay

≥99% trace metals basis

form

powder and chunks

composition

Gadolinium, 79.5 wt. %
Germanium, 14.8 wt. %
Silicon, 5.7 wt. %

mp

1675 °C

density

5.7 g/mL at 25 °C

SMILES string

[Si].[Ge].[Gd]

InChI

1S/Gd.Ge.Si

InChI key

LVKVKSQVTJLPDE-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Application

This material is used for research in the area of magnetic refrigeration. Alloy with a giant magnetocaloric effect.

Physical properties

Curie Temperature: ~270 K

Legal Information

Sold under license to US Patents 5,887,449 and 5,743,095 for use in magnetic refrigeration.

pictograms

Flame

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Warning

hcodes

Hazard Classifications

Water-react 3

Storage Class

4.3 - Hazardous materials, which set free flammable gases upon contact with water

wgk_germany

WGK 3

flash_point_f

Not applicable

flash_point_c

Not applicable

ppe

Eyeshields, Gloves, type P3 (EN 143) respirator cartridges


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