Lithium single crystal 3Li6.939

Lithium was discovered in 1817 by J.A. Arfvedson at Stockholm, Sweden. Isolated in 1821 by W.T. Brande.

[Greek: lithos = stone] French: lithium
German: lithium
Italian: litio
Spanish: litio

Description: Lithium is a soft, silvery-white metal that reacts slowly with oxygen and water. It is used in lightweight alloys, especially with aluminium and magnesium, and in greases, batteries, glass, medicine and nuclear bombs

Metal single crystal properties
State: single crystal
Crystal structure: cubic, bc
Production method: Czochralski
Standard size: diameter 5mm
thickness 3mm
Orientation: (100), (110) and (111)
Orientation accuracy: <2°, <1°, <0.5° or <0.1°
Polishing: as cut
Purity: 99.8%