Neodymium nitrate is a chemical compound with the formula Nd(NO3)3. It is typically encountered as the hexahydrate, Nd(NO3)3·6H2O, which is more accurately formulated as [Nd(NO3)3(H2O)4].2H2O to reflect the crystal structure. It decomposes to NdONO3 at elevated temperature. This water-soluble salt finds use in fabrication of perovskite (CaTiO3) based solid oxide fuel cells, synthesis of Nd3+ doped vanadium pentoxide (V2O5) nanostructure for potential usage in supercapacitors and as a catalyst for Friedlander synthesis of surface modified quinolones for application in medicinal chemistry.
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|Molar mass||330.25 g/mol (anhydrous) |
438.35 g/mol (hexahydrate)
|Appearance||vibrant pink/violet solid|
|Melting point||1,374 °C (2,505 °F; 1,647 K)|
|Tricapped trigonal prismatic|
|H272, H302, H312, H315, H319, H332, H335|
|P261, P264, P270, P271, P280, P301+P312, P302+P352, P304+P312, P304+P340, P305+P351+P338, P312, P321, P322, P330, P332+P313, P337+P313, P362, P363, P403+P233, P405, P501|
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).