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Nickel Nanoparticles

Nickel Nanoparticles Features: Gray color, for diamond tools, carbide, alkaline batteries, electrical and electronic, thermal spraying materials and other products industries. The conductive additive active substance, its unique beaded chain structure can produce a good conductive network, the product can be used in the production of conductive coatings, paints, adhesives, and other fields, and powder metallurgy industry.

Nickel Nanoparticles
Product No NRE-1027
CAS No. 7440-02-0
Formula  Ni
APS <100nm  (Can be Customized)
Purity 99.9%
Color Gray
Molecular Weight 58.6934 g/mol
Density 8.908 g/cm³
Melting Point  1455 °C
Boiling Point 2730 °C

Nickel Nanoparticles Applications

Nickel nanoparticles have a wide range of applications due to their unique properties, which are a result of their small size and high surface area-to-volume ratio. Here are some common applications of nickel nanoparticles:

Catalysis: Nickel nanoparticles are used as catalysts in various chemical reactions. Their high surface area makes them effective at speeding up reactions and reducing the amount of energy required. They are used in hydrogenation reactions, Suzuki coupling reactions, and more.

Electrochemical Sensors: Nickel nanoparticles can be used in electrochemical sensors for the detection of various substances, including gases, organic compounds, and heavy metals. Their high surface area and excellent electrical conductivity make them suitable for this purpose.

Magnetic Materials: Nickel nanoparticles exhibit ferromagnetic behavior, and they are used in the production of magnetic materials, such as magnetic fluids and magnetic recording media (e.g., hard drives).

Electrocatalysis: They are used as electrocatalysts in fuel cells and other electrochemical devices due to their ability to facilitate the oxygen reduction reaction and improve energy conversion efficiency.

Biomedical Applications: Nickel nanoparticles are investigated for their potential in drug delivery systems, cancer therapy, and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) contrast agents. Their small size allows for targeted drug delivery, and their magnetic properties can be used for imaging and hyperthermia treatment.

Environmental Remediation: Nickel nanoparticles can be employed for the removal of contaminants from wastewater and soil. They can be used to adsorb heavy metals, organic pollutants, and other harmful substances.

Materials Science: Nickel nanoparticles can be incorporated into various materials to enhance their properties. For example, they can be added to polymers to improve their mechanical strength and thermal conductivity.

Electronics: In the field of electronics, nickel nanopowder is used in the production of conductive inks and pastes for printed electronics, which can be used in flexible circuits and electronic components.

Catalytic Converters: Nickel nanopowder are used as catalysts in catalytic converters to reduce emissions from vehicles by converting harmful gases, such as carbon monoxide and nitrogen oxides, into less harmful substances.

Energy Storage: Nickel nanopowder is being researched for use in batteries and supercapacitors to improve their energy storage capacity and performance.

Coatings: Nickel nanopowder can be incorporated into coatings to provide corrosion resistance and enhance the mechanical properties of surfaces, such as metals and ceramics.

Solar Cells: They can be used in the development of high-efficiency solar cells due to their unique electronic and optical properties.