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Beryllium Oxide Nanoparticles

Beryllium Oxide Nanoparticles

Beryllium Oxide Nanoparticles
Product Number NRE-3005
CAS No. 1304-56-9
Formula BeO
Molecular Weight 25.011 / g/mol
APS <100 nm (Can be Customized)
Purity 99.9%
Color White
Density 3.02 g/cm³
Melting Point 2,507 °C
Boiling Point 3,900 °C

Beryllium Oxide Nanoparticles

Thermal Interface Materials (TIMs): Beryllium oxide nanoparticles are known for their exceptional thermal conductivity. They are used in thermal interface materials to improve the heat transfer efficiency between electronic components, such as microprocessors and heat sinks. This helps in dissipating heat more effectively, thereby enhancing the performance and lifespan of electronic devices.

High-Performance Ceramics: BeO nanoparticles can be incorporated into ceramic materials to enhance their mechanical strength, thermal conductivity, and electrical insulation properties. These ceramic composites are used in various applications, including aerospace components, semiconductors, and advanced electrical insulators.

Nanocomposite Materials: BeO nanoparticles are used as reinforcing agents in nanocomposite materials. When added to polymers, metals, or ceramics, they can significantly improve the material’s mechanical, thermal, and electrical properties.

Nuclear Industry: BeO is used in the nuclear industry due to its ability to withstand high neutron fluxes. Beryllium oxide nanoparticles can be used in neutron reflectors and moderators, which play a crucial role in nuclear reactors and research facilities.

Optical Devices: BeO nanoparticles are used in the production of optical components, such as windows and lenses, because of their high thermal conductivity and excellent optical transparency in the infrared spectrum.

Pharmaceuticals: In the field of drug delivery and diagnostics, beryllium oxide nanoparticles are being explored for their potential as carriers for drug delivery systems. Their small size and surface properties make them suitable for targeted drug delivery and imaging applications.

Catalysis: BeO nanoparticles have been studied for their catalytic properties. They can be used as catalyst supports in various chemical reactions, potentially improving reaction rates and selectivity.

Fuel Cells: Beryllium oxide nanoparticles may find applications in fuel cells as catalysts or catalyst supports due to their high thermal conductivity and chemical stability.

Biomedical Imaging: Some research suggests that beryllium oxide nanoparticles may have potential applications in biomedical imaging, such as magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) contrast agents.