Atomic number: 37
Atomic weight: 85.4678
Element category: alkali metal
Rubidium is a soft, silvery-white metallic element, and one of the most electropositive and alkaline elements. It ignites spontaneously in air and reacts violently with water.
Rubidium and rubidium compounds have few commercial uses. It is used in vacuum tubes as a getter to remove trace gases. It is also used in the manufacture of photocells and in special glasses.
Stanford Advanced Materials (SAM) now can provide various rubidium products including:
Rubidium Carbonate (Rb2CO3), Rubidium Nitrate (RbNO3), Rubidium Hydroxide (RbOH)
Purity: 99%, 99.5%, 99.9%
Alkali Metal Excellence: Rubidium belongs to the alkali metal group, exhibiting properties like high reactivity, electrical conductivity, and atomic stability.
Atomic Clocks: Rubidium is essential in atomic clocks, where its hyperfine transitions are used to maintain incredibly precise time measurements.
Research and Spectroscopy: Rubidium vapor is used in spectroscopy experiments to study atomic properties and interactions, advancing our understanding of matter.
Semiconductor Manufacturing: Rubidium is utilized in the production of semiconductors and electronic devices, contributing to technological innovation.
Optical Applications: Rubidium is used in the development of specialized optical devices, including lasers and quantum optics experiments.
Atomic Clocks: Rubidium atomic clocks provide high-accuracy timekeeping for navigation, communication systems, and scientific research.
Quantum Research: Rubidium vapor is employed in quantum experiments to study entanglement, superposition, and other quantum phenomena.
Semiconductor Fabrication: Rubidium compounds find applications in semiconductor manufacturing, enhancing the performance of electronic devices.
Medical Imaging: Rubidium-82 is used as a radiotracer in positron emission tomography (PET) scans to visualize blood flow and diagnose heart conditions.
Laser Technology: Rubidium is used to create diode-pumped alkali lasers (DPALs), which find applications in defense, scientific research, and industrial processes.
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