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248665 Sigma-Aldrich

Calcium tungstate

powder

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Properties

Related Categories Alternative Energy, Calcium, Ceramics, Ceramics by Element, Hosts,
form   powder
density   6.06 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)
storage temp.   room temp
SMILES string   [Ca++].[O-][W]([O-])(=O)=O
InChI   1S/Ca.4O.W/q+2;;;2*-1;
InChI key   FDMFQOCGNBYKPY-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Description

General description

Calcium tungstate (CaWO4) is an optical material, which can be used as a laser host material for a variety of electronic applications. It has a scheelite structure with luminescence, and thermo-luminescence properties.

Application

CaWO4 can be used in the fabrication of a radio-sensitizer for cancer radiotherapy applications. It can also be used as a catalyst for the oxidation of organic substrates with hydrogen peroxide.

Packaging

100, 500 g in poly bottle

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Personal Protective Equipment 
RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
WGK 3
Flash Point(F) 
Not applicable
Flash Point(C) 
Not applicable
Protocols & Articles
Peer-Reviewed Papers
15

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