Platinum

Element 78: Platinum, transition metal



Platinum is used at the Chair for MEMS Materials for:

- catalytic applications
- Platinum-Iron-alloys
- alloying elements for shape memory alloys


Properties

Atomic mass 195,084 u
Density 21,45 g·cm−3 (20 °C)
Melting point  2041,4 K
 Boiling point 4098 K
Specific thermal capacity 0,13 J/(g · K)
Heat conductance 72 W/(m · K)