Gallium

Element 31: Gallium, transition metal



Gallium is used at the Chair for MEMS Materials for:

- alloying element for shape memory alloys
- alloying element in magnetocaloric material libraries


Properties

Atomic mass 69,723 u
Density 5,904 g/cm3 (20 °C)
Melting point 302,91 K
Boiling point 2477 K
Specific thermal capacity 371 J/(kg · K)
Heat conductance 29 W/(m · K)