Lanthanum is one of the anodic materials of nickel-metal hydride batteries used in hybrid cars. Lanthanum (III) oxide (La2O3) is used to make special optical glasses to improve the alkali resistance.
Lanthanum Metals
Lanthanum Alloys
Lanthanum Compounds & Catalyst
Lanthanum Evaporation Materials
Other Lanthanum Products

About Lanthanum (La)

Symbol: La
Atomic number: 57
Atomic weight: 138.90547
Element category: lanthanide, sometimes considered a transition metal
Lanthanum is a soft, ductile, malleable, silver-white rare-earth element. It is a member of the lanthanide or lanthanoid series. Lanthanum is very reactive, oxidizing rapidly in air and burns easily when ignited.
Lanthanum is one of the anodic materials of nickel-metal hydride batteries used in hybrid cars. Lanthanum (III) oxide (La2O3) is used to make special optical glasses to improve the alkali resistance.

Stanford Advanced Materials (SAM) now can provide various Lanthanum products including:

Lanthanum Metals:

Shapes: ingot, powder, pellet, particle.

Purity: 2N-5N, or customized.

Lanthanum Alloys:

Mo-La Alloy, Mg-La Master Alloy, Mo-La Wire, Tungsten Lanthanum (Lanthanum oxide - Doped tungsten) Alloy, Aluminum Lanthanum Master Alloy, Lanthanum Nickel Alloy Ingots.

Available in various forms: Bar, Flange, Plate, Tube, Wire, Powder.

Lanthanum Compounds & Catalyst:

Nano Lanthanum Hexaboride (LaB6), Lanthanum (III) Oxide (La2O3), Lanthanum Fluoride (LaF3) Powder, Lanthanum Carbonate [La2(CO3)3], Lanthanum Chloride (LaCl3), etc.

Purity: ≥99.9%

Lanthanum Evaporation Materials:

Lanthanum (La) Evaporation Materials, Lanthanum Aluminate (LaAlO3) Evaporation Materials,  Lanthanum Calcium Manganate Evaporation Materials, Lanthanum Manganate (LaMnO3) Evaporation Materials, etc.

Purity: ≥99.9%

Other Lanthanum Products:

Lanthanum Hexaboride (LaB6) Cathode/Disc/Ring/Sheet/Tube/Rod, Lanthanum Aluminate (LaAlO3), LNC Cathode Powder, LSC Cathode Powder, LSCF Cathode Powder, etc.

Purity: ≥99.9%

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Key Features of Lanthanum (La):

Rare Earth Brilliance: Lanthanum, a member of the rare earth elements group, boasts exceptional properties that set it apart. Its distinct characteristics contribute to its widespread use across industries.

Rechargeable Batteries: Lanthanum is crucial in the production of nickel-metal hydride (NiMH) batteries, which power numerous devices, from smartphones to hybrid vehicles. Its ability to absorb and release hydrogen ions enhances battery efficiency.

Catalytic Performance: Lanthanum compounds exhibit remarkable catalytic activity, making them essential in the petroleum and chemical industries. Lanthanum-based catalysts play a pivotal role in refining processes and emission reduction.

Optics and Glass: Lanthanum finds its application in optical lenses and glass manufacturing. Lanthanum-containing glass offers improved light transmission and UV resistance, making it a valuable component in camera lenses and scientific instruments.

Steel and Alloys: Lanthanum is employed as a grain refiner in steel and aluminum alloys, enhancing their mechanical properties and reducing impurities. This contributes to the production of high-quality, durable materials.

Our Lanthanum (La) Product Offerings:

At Stanford Advanced Materials, we present a comprehensive array of lanthanum products meticulously crafted to meet stringent quality standards. Our offerings include:

Lanthanum Metal: High-purity lanthanum metal suitable for alloying, research, and a broad spectrum of industrial applications.

Lanthanum Oxide (La2O3): A versatile compound utilized in catalysts, optical glass, ceramics, and electronics.

Lanthanum Carbonate (La2(CO3)3): Valuable in medical applications, as a precursor for other lanthanum compounds, and as a catalyst in various reactions.

Lanthanum Nitrate (La(NO3)3): Employed in electronics, ceramics, and as a catalyst in organic synthesis.

Why Choose Stanford Advanced Materials for Lanthanum Products?

Commitment to Quality: We take pride in providing lanthanum products of the highest quality, adhering to strict standards and specifications.

Expertise: Our team of experts brings years of experience to the table, offering technical support and guidance tailored to your specific needs.

Customization: We understand that each application is unique. Our adaptable approach enables us to customize lanthanum solutions to your exact requirements.


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