Gadolinium

Element 64: Gadolinium, Lanthanoid



Gadolinium is used at the Chair for MEMS Materials for:

- hard-magnetic alloys
- reference material for magnetocaloric measurements


Properties

Atomic mass 157,25 u
Density 7,886 g/cm3
Melting point 1585 K 
Boiling point 3523 K
Specific thermal capacity 236 J/(kg · K)
Heat conductance 11 W/(m · K)