Lithium

Element 3: Lithium, alkali metals



Lithium is used at the Chair for MEMS Materials for:

- hydrogen storage in metal hydrides
- Lithium-ion batteries (Lithium metal-oxides)


 

Properties

Atomic mass 6,941 u
Density 0,534 g/cm3 (20 °C)
Melting point 453,69 K
Boiling point 1615 K
Specific thermal capacity 3482  J/(kg · K)
Heat conductance 85 W/(m · K)