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Rhodium Single Crystal 45Rh102.905

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

[Greek: rhodon = rose] French: rhodium
German: rhodium
Italian: rodio
Spanish: rodio

Description: Rhodium is a rare, lustrous, silvery, hard metal of the so-called platinum group. It is unaffected by air and water up to 875 K, and unaffected by acids, but is attacked by molten alkalis. Rhodium is used as a catalyst.

 

Metal single crystal properties
State: single crystal
Crystal structure: fcc
Production method: Floating zone
Standard size: diameter 6-10mm
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: 99.99%
Typical analysis (ppm): Ag < 0.10
Al 2.00
Au 0.90
C 15.0
Cl 3.00
Co 0.20
Cr 2.50
Cu 0.40
Fe 15.0
H < 1.00
Mg 0.03
Mn 1.00
Mo 2.00
N < 5.00
Na 0.20
Ni < 1.00
Pt 10.0
O 6.00
Si 10.0
Ti 1.00
Ta 0.30
V 0.20
W 10.0
Zr 2.00
Rh balance