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 Translation for 'niobium' from English to Dutch
NOUN   niobium | -
SYNO atomic number 41 | Nb | niobium
chem.
niobium {het} <Nb>
niobium <Nb>
chem.
columbium {het} <Nb>
niobium <Nb>
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Translation for 'niobium' from English to Dutch

niobium <Nb>
niobium {het} <Nb>chem.

columbium {het} <Nb>chem.
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  • niobium {het} <Nb> = niobium <Nb>
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Usage Examples English
  • The most important is Niobium, which is extracted from open pits and transformed into ferro niobium See Angloamerican which is used in the airplane industry.
  • Niobium-92, along with niobium-94, has been detected in refined samples of terrestrial niobium and may originate from bombardment by cosmic ray muons in Earth's crust.
  • Niobium is a metal resembling titanium, but it is softer and heavier.
  • When heated to over 600 °C niobium trichloride disproportionates to niobium metal and niobium pentachloride.
  • Niobium carbonyls supported by Cp ligands can be prepared at various oxidation states of Nb and serve as useful precursors in niobium carbonyl chemistry.

  • Small amounts of niobium are added to stainless steel to improve its quality. Niobium alloys are also used in rocket nozzles because of niobium's high corrosion resistance.
  • Niobium and some niobium alloys are physiologically inert and hypoallergenic.
  • It has not been as widely used for superconductive applications as niobium–tin or niobium–titanium.
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