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Gallium Trichloride Powder

Gallium Trichloride Powder

Gallium Trichloride Powder
Product No NRE-11104
CAS No. 13450-90-3
Formula GaCl3
Molecular Weight  176.07 g/mol
APS <90 um (can be customized)
Purity 99.9%
Density 2.47g/cm3
Color Clear Colourless
Melting Point 77.9°C
Boiling Point 201°C

Gallium Trichloride Powder

Gallium trichloride (GaCl3) is a chemical compound that finds applications in various fields. The powder form of gallium trichloride is particularly useful in some of these applications. Here are a few notable applications:

Semiconductor Industry: Gallium trichloride is used in the production of semiconductors. It is often employed as a precursor in the production of gallium-containing compounds used in the manufacturing of electronic devices, such as transistors and integrated circuits.

Catalysis: Gallium trichloride can serve as a catalyst in various chemical reactions. It is used in certain organic synthesis reactions and as a Lewis acid catalyst in the processing of organic compounds.

Chemical Vapor Deposition (CVD): It is also utilized in chemical vapor deposition processes, where thin films of gallium-based materials are deposited onto various substrates for applications in optoelectronics and other fields.

Research and Development: Gallium trichloride is used as a precursor in research and development for the synthesis of novel materials, particularly those with potential applications in electronics and materials science.

Medicine and Pharmaceuticals: While not as common, gallium trichloride has been studied for potential applications in medicine, particularly in the development of new pharmaceuticals and medical imaging agents. Research suggests its potential in anticancer therapies and diagnostic imaging.

Surface Treatment: Gallium trichloride can be used for surface treatment applications, such as coating surfaces with gallium-containing compounds, to provide specific functionalities or enhance the properties of the surface.

Chemical Research: Gallium trichloride is a valuable reagent in various chemical research studies and laboratories. Its unique properties make it useful for investigating different chemical reactions and properties of various materials.