Boron

Element 5: Boron, Metalloid



Boron is used at the Chair for MEMS Materials for:

- hydrogen storage (Magnesium-Boron-Hydride)
- alloying element in soft and hard magnetic materials
- constituent of amorphous materials


Properties

Atomic mass 10,811 u
Density 2,460 g/cm3
Melting point 2349 K
 Boiling point 4200 K
Specific thermal capacity 1260 J/(kg · K)
Heat conductance 27 W/(m · K)