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Uses of Cerium and Samarium

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1.1 Uses & Benefits
  • It is used to include flints for cigarette lighters.
  • Its compound Cerium (Ill) Oxide is used as a catalyst; it is put inside the walls of the oven as it prevents from the buildup of cooking residues.
  • Magnets of Samarium cobalt alloy are stronger than that of Iron and hence, they are used in microwave application.
  • Samarium metal also used in optical lasers and infrared absorbing glasses and as a neutron absorber.
1.1.1 Industrial Uses
Chemical Industry
Aerospace Industry, Automobile Industry, Chemical Industry, Electrical Industry, Electronic Industry
1.1.2 Medical Uses
Medical Research
NA
1.1.3 Other Uses
Alloys
Alloys, In Nuclear Reactors
1.2 Biological Properties
1.2.1 Toxicity
Moderately Toxic
Slightly Toxic
1.2.2 Present in Human Body
27% Lanthanide Series Metals have it !
27% Lanthanide Series Metals have it !
1.2.3 In Blood
Uses of Sodium
0.00 Blood/mg dm-3
Rank: 30 (Overall)
0.01 Blood/mg dm-3
Rank: 22 (Overall)
Uses of Plutonium
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1.2.4 In Bone
Uses of Calcium
2.70 p.p.m.
Rank: 14 (Overall)
Not Available
Rank: N/A (Overall)
Uses of Plutonium