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Gold Chloride Powder

Gold Chloride Powder

Gold Chloride Powder
Product No NRE-11108
CAS No. 13453-07-1
Formula AuCl₃
Molecular Weight  303.325 g/mol
APS <40 um (can be customized)
Purity 99.9%
Density 4.7 g/cm³
Color Yellow
Melting Point 254 °C
Boiling Point NA

Gold Chloride Powder

Gold chloride powder, also known as gold(III) chloride, is a compound of gold and chlorine. It is often used in various applications due to its unique properties. Some common applications of gold chloride powder include:

Catalysis: Gold chloride powder is used as a catalyst in various chemical reactions, particularly in organic synthesis. It is known to catalyze various reactions, including oxidation, hydrogenation, and carbon-carbon bond formation.

Nanotechnology: Gold chloride powder is used in the production of gold nanoparticles. These nanoparticles find applications in various fields such as electronics, catalysis, and medical diagnostics. Their unique optical, electronic, and thermal properties make them valuable in nanotechnology.

Medicine: Gold chloride powder is used in medicine and can be utilized in some treatments for rheumatoid arthritis. Gold compounds have been used in the past as a disease-modifying antirheumatic drug (DMARD) for the treatment of this condition.

Electronics: AuCl₃ powder is used in the electronics industry for a variety of purposes. It is used in the production of conductive ink for printed electronics, as well as in the manufacturing of reliable electrical contacts due to its excellent conductivity and resistance to tarnishing.

Photography: AuCl₃ powder has been historically used in photography for toning black and white photographs, giving them a purplish hue. Although this use has declined with the advent of digital photography, it still finds some niche applications.

Glass Coloring: In glass manufacturing, AuCl₃ powder is used for coloring glass to achieve various shades of red, purple, or blue, depending on the concentration and conditions of use. This application is primarily seen in the production of decorative glass items and stained glass.

Surface Coatings: AuCl₃ powder can be used to create thin films or coatings for various purposes, such as decorative items, mirrors, and solar panels. These coatings often provide enhanced reflectivity and durability.

Research and Development: AuCl₃ powder is utilized in various research and development activities in fields such as chemistry, materials science, and nanotechnology, where its unique properties are explored for potential applications in new technologies and products.