Thermal Conductivity of Rubidium (Rb) [& Color, Uses, Discovery ...

Heat transfer depends on a material property called thermal conductivity, even in an material as small as an atom of Rubidium. Ok, so what is the thermal conductivity of an atom of Rb?

Note: Learn more about the thermal conductivity here.

In the case of Rubidium, thermal conductivity is 0.582 W/cmK. Now let's talk about the cool facts about Rubidium...

Rubidium Data

Rubidium Thermal Conductivity

0.582 W/cmK

State at 20 °C

Solid

Uses

Used as a catalyst, photocells, and vacuum and cathode-ray tubes.

Atomic Mass

85,4678

Learn more about the atomic mass.

Sources

Occurs abundantly, but so widespread that production is limited. Usually obtained from lithium production.

Description

Soft, silvery-white, highly reactive metal.

Atomic Symbol

Rb

Name Origin

Latin: rubidus (deep red); the color its salts impart to flames.

Atomic Number

37

Learn more about the atomic number.

Discovery

Discovered By: R. Bunsen, G. Kirchoff
Year: 1861
Location: Germany

Want to learn more details and data about Rubidium (Rb)? Check my Elements Comprehensive List.

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