Tantalum

Element 73: Tantalum, transition metal



Tantalum is used at the Chair for MEMS Materials for:

- alloying element in high-temperature shape memory alloys


Properties

Atomic mass 180,95 u
Density 16,65 g/cm3 (20 °C)
Melting point 3290 K
Boiling point 5731 K
Specific thermal capacity 140 J/(kg · K)
Heat conductance 57 W/(m · K)