Nickel

Element 28: Nickel, transition metal



Nickel is used at the Chair for MEMS Materials for:

- alloying element in ferromagnetic compounds
- shape memory alloys (Ni-Ti-X)


Properties

Atomic mass 58,6934 u
Density 8,908 g/cm3 (20 °C)
Melting point 1728 K
Boiling point 3186 K
Specific thermal capacity 444 J/(kg · K)
Heat conductance 91 W/(m · K)