Lanthanum Hexaboride (LaB6) Materials

Lanthanum hexaboride, LaB6, purple powder, insoluble in water, hydrochloric acid Its series products mainly include LaB6 powder, LaB6 polycrystals, LaB6 single crystals. Especially lanthanum hexaboride single crystal is the material for making high-power electron tube, magnetron, electron beam, ion beam and gas pedal cathode.

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Lanthanum Hexaboride (LaB6) Ceramic Materials Description

Lanthanum hexaboride, lanthanum boride for short, molecular formula: LaB6, purple powder, hardly soluble in water and hydrochloric acid, is widely used and has been successfully used in more than 20 military and high-tech fields such as radar aerospace, electronic industry, instruments, medical equipment, home appliances metallurgy, and environmental protection. Its series of products mainly include three kinds of powder, multi-crystal, single crystal. In particular, lanthanide hexaboride single crystal, is the best material for making a high-power electronic tube, magnetron, electron beam, ion beam, accelerator cathode.

It is widely used and has been successfully used in more than 20 military and high-tech fields, such as radar aerospace, electronic industry, instruments, medical devices, home appliances, metallurgy, and environmental protection. Its series of products mainly include three kinds of powder, multi-crystal, single crystal. In particular, lanthanide hexaboride single crystal, is the best material for making a high-power electronic tube, magnetron, electron beam, ion beam, accelerator cathode.

Lanthanum hexaboride (LaB6) property 

  • Melting point: 2,210 °C (4,010 °F; 2,480 K)
  • Chemical formula: LaB6
  • Solubility in water: insoluble
  • Appearance: intense purple violet

Lanthanum Hexaboride (LaB6) Filaments / Cathodes are utilized in Scanning Electron Microscopes, Electron lithography SystemsTransmission, Electron Microscopes, and X-Ray Sources.