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Palladium Single Crystal 46Pd106.4

Discovered in 1803 by W.H. Wollaston at London, England.

[named after the asteroid Pallas] French: palladium
German: palladium
Italian: palladio
Spanish: palladio

Description: Palladium is a lustrous, silvery-white, malleable and ductile metal of the so-called platinum group. It resists corrosion, but dissolves in oxidizing acids and in molten alkali's. Palladium metal has the unusual ability of allowing hydrogen gas to filter through it. It is mainly used as a catalyst.

Metal single crystal properties
State: single crystal
Crystal structure: fcc
Production method: Czochralski
Standard size: diameter 6-12mm
thickness 1-2mm
Orientation: (100), (110) and (111)
Orientation accuracy: <2°, <1°, <0.5° or <0.1°
Polishing: as cut, one or two sides polished
Roughness of surface: <0.03µm
Purity: 99.999%
Typical analysis (ppm): Ag < 1
Al < 0.1
As < 0.1
Au 5
C 8
Ca 0.7
Cl < 0.1
Cu 4
Cr 2
Fe 6
In 4
N < 4
Na 0.3
Ni < 0.6
O 5.0
P 0.7
Pt < 10
Rh < 10 ppm
S 0.5
Si 6
Ta 3
Ti 0.8
W 15
Zr 1
Pd balance