Lanthanum Hexaboride (LaB6) Ceramics

The principal use of lanthanum hexaboride is in hot cathodes, either as a single crystal or as a coating deposited by physical vapor deposition.

Lanthanum hexaboride (also called lanthanum boride and LaB6) is an inorganic chemical, a boride of lanthanum.
Properties of Lanthanum hexaboride:
-High melting point of 2528 K
-Insoluble in water and hydrochloric acid
-High electron emissivity
-Stable in vacuum

Product Lanthanum Hexaboride Structure Polycrystalline
Symbol LaB6 Thermal Conductive 47 W/mK (20℃)
Cas No. 12008-21-8 Thermal Expansion  6.2 10-6K-1 (20-900℃)
Atomic Mass 203.78 g/mol Electrical Resistance ca.15 μΩ cm (20℃)
Density 4.72 g/cm3 Electrical Conductive 6.65×104  S/cm (20℃)
Melting Point 2528 K Currenty Denstiy 150 A/cm2 (1950℃)
Hardness 87.5 RA Electron Emissivity 2.6 eV
Flexure Strength (σ) 200 Mpa Fracture toughness (Kic) 3.0 MN/m3/2

Applications of lanthanum hexaboride and other rare earth hexaboride products
-Vacuum electron beam welding machine
-Electron beam surface reforming device
-Electron beam lithography device
-Transmission elctron microscope
-Scanning elctron microscope
-Surface analysis device
-Radio therapy devices

Oasis Materials Technology produces Lanthanum Hexaboride (LaB6) powder, Lanthanum Hexaboride (LaB6) cathode, Lanthanum Hexaboride (LaB6) disc, Lanthanum Hexaboride (LaB6) tablet, Lanthanum Hexaboride (LaB6) target, Lanthanum Hexaboride (LaB6) rod, Lanthanum Hexaboride (LaB6) crucible, Lanthanum Hexaboride (LaB6) sector ring, and other shaped Lanthanum Hexaboride (LaB6).
We also provide other rare earth hexaboride products, such as: CeB6, PrB6, NdB6, SmB6, EuB6, GdB6, TbB6, DyB6, HoB6, ErB6, TmB6, YbB6, LuB6, ScB6, (LaBa)B6, (LaEu)B6, CaB6, etc.

Specification of Lanthanum Hexaboride products

Product name Discretion Inquiry
Lanthanum Hexaboride (LaB6) Powder Purity: 99.5%
Particle size: -20mesh to -500mesh
Lanthanum Hexaboride (LaB6) Cathode Purity: regularly 99.5%
Size: Per drawing
Lanthanum Hexaboride (LaB6) Disc Purity: regularly 99.5%
Size: Max Dia. 12”/Min Thk: 0.1”
Lanthanum Hexaboride (LaB6) Sputter Target Purity: regularly 99.5%
Size: Max Dia. 12”/Min Thk: 0.1”
Lanthanum Hexaboride (LaB6) Plate Purity: regularly 99.5%
Min. Thk. 0.1” Customized
Lanthanum Hexaboride (LaB6) Sector Ring Purity: regularly 99.5%
Size: Min OD 0.2”/Min ID 0.1” Customized
Lanthanum Hexaboride (LaB6) Rod Purity: regularly 99.5%
Min. Dia.: 0.2”, Max. L: 12”
Lanthanum Hexaboride (LaB6) Tube Purity: regularly 99.5%
OD: 5mm, ID: 3mm, Length: 50mm
Or as per customer’s drawing.

Packing of Lanthanum Hexaboride (LaB6) products: 
We usually pack the Lanthanum Hexaboride (LaB6) productsin plastic bags with vacuum seal, and EPE cushioning materials are also used to protect the Lanthanum Hexaboride (LaB6) products.

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