Palladium

Element 46: Palladium, transition metal



Palladium is used at the Chair for MEMS Materials for:

- Metal hydride for hydrogen storage
- catalytic storing
- alloying element in ferromagnetic shape memory alloys
- electric wiring


Properties

Atomic mass 106,42 u
Density 11,99 g/cm3 (20 °C)
Melting point 1828,05 K
Boiling point 3236 K
Specific thermal capacity 0,244 J/(g · K)
Heat conductance 72 W/(m · K)