3N5 (99.95%) Ruthenium (Ru) 3-12mm Pieces Evaporation Materials, 5g - MSE Supplies LLC

3N5 (99.95%) Ruthenium (Ru) Pieces (3-12mm) Evaporation Materials

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Ruthenium (Ru) is an inert rare transition metal. Most ruthenium produced is used in wear-resistant electrical contacts, thick-film resistors, platinum alloys and chemistry catalyst. A new application of ruthenium is as the optical layer for extreme ultraviolet photomasks.

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Name Ruthenium
Chemical Formula Ru
CAS # 7440-18-8
Atomic Number 44
Molecule Weight (g/mol) 101.07
Color/Appearance Silvery White Metallic
Purity ≥99.95%, 3N5
Thermal Conductivity (W/m.K) 120
Melting Point (°C) 2,310
Coefficient of Thermal Expansion (/K) 6.4 x 10-6
Theoretical Density (g/cm3) 12.3
Z Ratio 0.182
E-Beam Poor
Temp. (°C) for Given Vap. Press. (Torr) 10-8:  1,780
10-6:  1,990
10-4:  2,260

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1. Atomic layer deposition of ruthenium surface-coating on porous platinum catalysts for high-performance direct ethanol solid oxide fuel cells. Journal of Power Sources 291 (2015): 239-245.

2. Improved Ru/Si multilayer reflective coatings for advanced extreme-ultraviolet lithography photomasks. In Extreme Ultraviolet (EUV) Lithography VII, vol. 9776, pp. 364-373. SPIE, 2016.

3. Reflectance and optical constants of evaporated ruthenium in the vacuum ultraviolet from 300 to 2000 Å. JOSA 64, no. 4 (1974): 423-428.