What is amorphous boron and its applications?

Amorphous Boron

Amorphous Boron

It is a type of boron. The elemental form of boron found in nature is rare, but it can still be found as an orthoboric acid (or as borates). Boron’s energy range of 1.50 to 1.56eV is greater than that of silicon and germanium. Some infrared is transmitted by it. While it is an excellent conductor at high temperatures of electricity, boron conductivity decreases significantly at roomtemperature. You can choose between crystalline or amorphous Boron. Boron has no flavor and smell. The amorphous form of boron can be described as a brown powder. While the crystalline version is black and extremely hard (9.5 on Mohs’ scale), boron at room temperature is very poor conductor. The periodic table of elements places boron between the metal and non-metal series. Boron’s many properties, including strong electronegative and low atomic radius as well as a centralized nuclear charged, make it an active element in the periodic table of elements. Non-metal properties of boron are very similar to silicon. Boron reacts with oxygen, nitrogen and sulfur at very high temperatures. Boron remains stable at room temperature. But, it can react with oxygen and sulfur when heated above 300°F. It will also be burned by heating to 700°F. Boron is a compound that can be used to combine with other metals, such as copper and iron. High purity boron can be found in crystal form. You can make crystalline boron by vaporizing boron tribromide or borontrichloride with hydrogen using electrically heated filaments.

Boron (B) Metal Powder Info

Boron Chemical Name

Chemical Formula:

Amorphous Boron & Crystalline Boron

Physical Properties

Amorphous Boron Fine Powder 0.5 to 0.8 Micron

Crystalline Boron: Available in granules, fine dust, and filaments. Available in fine powder crystalline – 325 mesh

Chemical Properties

Amorphous Boron – 90-92% and 95-27%

Crystalline Boron is 99.5% to 99.9%, 99.9+% and 99.995% respectively


Boracium. Boracium.

Boron (B) Metal Powder CAS Number:

CAS# 7440-42-8

Where is amorphous boren useful?

  • Amorphous Boron can be used in rocket fuel ignition and pyrotechnic fireworks. This gives flares their distinctive green color. Boric acid or boracic (or boracic), acid, and borax (sodium borate) are three of the most essential compounds. These compounds can be found as eye drops, mild antiseptics (washing powders), and tile glazes.
  • Half-conductor dopant for oxygen, radiation hardening and a neutron absorber to nuclear reactor controls.
  • In the semiconductor industry, element boron serves as a Dopant. Boron compounds are important as light structural materials as well as insecticides and pesticides. They also serve as chemical synthesis reagents.
  • Boron (amorphous dust) can be used to make hexagonal-doped diamonds (BDD), boron-doped boron nanotubes (H-BN), and hexagonal-doped titanium (H-BN).
  • Research has recently reported on a study of the structural and transport characteristics of in-situ MgB2/Fe cables that were prepared using , amorphous or nano boron powders weighing between 50 and 50%. A standard Powder-in-Tube, or PIT (Powder-in-Tube) method is used to fabricate the wire samples. High magnetic fields up to 9 T are used for transport measurements. These high magnetic fields can be obtained using a Bitter Magnet. A mixture of the nano-boron and the amorphous, amorphous precursor powders of both boron is found to be a promising method of fabricating long wires. This can also reduce transport engineering Jce values when there are low or moderate magnetic fields.

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