Chemical Formula: BaF2
Catalog Number: ST0234
CAS Number: 7787-32-8
Purity: 99.9%, 99.95%, 99.99%
Shape: Discs, Plates, Column Targets, Step Targets, Custom-made
Fluorine, also called fluorin, is a chemical element originated from the Latin ‘fluere’, meaning to flow. It was first mentioned in 1810 and observed by A.-M. AmpÃ¨re. The isolation was later accomplished and announced by H. Moissan. “F” is the canonical chemical symbol of fluorine. Its atomic number in the periodic table of elements is 9 with location at Period 2 and Group 17, belonging to the p-block. The relative atomic mass of fluorine is 18.9984032(5) Dalton, the number in the brackets indicating the uncertainty.