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abcr GmbH, Germany

abcr. Gute Chemie. Your competent partner for the procurement of chemicals for science, research and industry for over 25 years. Versatile range in customized units from grams to tonnes and, therefore, ideally adapted to your processes. More than 250,000 products quickly and simply available in th more

Alfa Aesar GmbH & Co KG, Germany

Alfa Aesar, now part of Thermo Fisher Scientific is a leading manufacturer and supplier of chemicals, metals, and life science products for research and development. For more than 50 years, scientists have relied on Alfa Aesar to supply high purity raw materials for a variety of research and dev more

News Ruthenium

  • Breaking down plastic waste

    What to do proteins and Kevlar have in common? Both feature long chain molecules that are strung together by amide bonds. These strong chemical bonds are also common to many other naturally occurring molecules as well as man-made pharmaceuticals and plastics. Although amide bonds can give great stre more

  • Modern alchemy creates luminescent iron molecules

    A group of researchers at Lund University in Sweden have made the first iron-based molecule capable of emitting light. This could contribute to the development of affordable and environmentally friendly materials for e.g. solar cells, light sources and displays. For over 50 years, chemists have deve more

  • New economic water-splitting catalyst

    UNIST scientists have developed an exiting new catalyst that can split water into hydrogen almost as good as platinum, but less costly and found frequently on Earth. As described in the journal Nature Nanotechnology, this ruthenium-based material works almost as efficient as platinum and likely show more

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Ruthenium

The Professor finally corrects an "embarrassing" mistake in our video update for element number 44. more

Infographics Ruthenium

Transition Metals

This graphic looks at some general properties of the transition metals – I had a little less space to work with than with the previous graphics, on account of the large number of elements that the transition metals encompass, but hopefully what’s included is still of use. more

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  • Water instead of mineral oil

    Optical active substances made from chiral catalysis form the basis of many drugs. Expensive precious-metal catalysts are required for the chemical production, which due to their thermal instability decompose at high temperatures and can therefore only be used once. The innovative process of DexLeChem GmbH makes it possible for the first time to use these precious-metal catalysts made from rhodium, ruthenium or iridium more than once, without modifying them. At the same time, reaction occurs in aqueous solutions instead of mineral-oil-based solvents, which increases the sustainability of the process. This is a milestone in catalysis and a real opportunity for the pharmaceutical industry. more

Definition

Ruthenium

Ruthenium Ruthenium () is a chemical element that has the symbol Ru and atomic number 44. A rare transition metal of the platinum group of the periodic table , ruthenium is found associated wi ... more

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