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Gadolinium Evaporation Material (Gd)

Gadolinium Evaporation Material (Gd)
Material Type Gadolinium 
Symbol Gd
Atomic Weight 157.25
Atomic Number 64
Color/Appearance Silvery White, Metallic
Thermal Conductivity 11 W/m.K
Melting Point (°C) 1,313
Coefficient of Thermal Expansion 9.4 x 10-6/K
Theoretical Density (g/cc) 7.9
Ferromagnetic Magnetic Material
Z Ratio 0.67
E-Beam Excellent
Thermal Evaporation Techniques Boat:  Ta
Crucible:  Al2O3
Temp. (°C) for Given Vap. Press. (Torr) 10-8:  760
10-6:  900
10-4:  1,175
UN Number 2813
Comments High Ta solubility


Gadolinium is a chemical element with symbol Gd and atomic number 64. Gadolinium is a silvery-white, malleable, and ductile rare earth metal. It is found in nature only in oxidized form, and even when separated, it usually has impurities of the other rare earths.

Material Notes

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