Gallium By michelle hobdari

  • Paul Émile Lecoq de Boisbaudran, Paris 1875
  • Discovered light --> group of colors
  • Existence predicted by Mendeleev
  • Protons: 68, Density 5.9 g/cm3
  • Purified, similar to Aluminium
  • Metal
  • Melting Point: 29.7674 c , Boiling Point: 2229 c
  • Protons: 31, Atomic Mass: 69.723
  • Found: diaspore, sphalerite, germanite, bauxite
  • Soft, Silvery white, Aluminium
  • Comparison
  • A substitute to silicone in electronics
  • Electricity -> Light
  • Red, blue, green LED's
  • Pressure touch sensors, Blue ray, Phones
LED lights
Pressure Touch Sensors
  • Gallium Scan: Swelling, Infection, Cancer
  • Inject with Gallium into vein
  • Travels and collects in bones, organs
  • Scan, 6-48 depending how bad
  • Reads where gallium is
Scan Picture
  • Used on Mars Exploration Rover Satelite
  • Lots Neutrince Observatory, solar neutrinos PIS
  • You can melt in your hands


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