Cerium Hexaboride Disc

Edgetech Industries, Advanced Ceramics Division supplies high-quality and competitive price advanced Cerium Hexaboride (CeB6) Disc.


Cerium Hexaboride Disc, CeB6 Discs


Cerium boride disc, also known as cerium hexaboride disc or CeB6, is a refractory ceramic material. The main use of cerium hexaboride is a hot cathode coating or a hot cathode made of cerium hexaboride crystals. It usually operates at a temperature of 1450 ° C.

Edgetech Industries, advanced ceramics division is a leading supplier of ceramic materials. We offer cerium boride disc or sputtering target of high purity and at competitive prices.


Cerium Hexaboride Properties


Compound FormulaCeB6
Molecular Weight204.98
Melting Point2552°C
Density4.80-4.87 g/cm3
Solubility in waterinsoluble
Crystal structureCubic


Material Data Comparison for LaB6 and CeB6 Ceramics


Metal Impuritiesppm by wt.<30
Coefficient of Thermal Expansionα x 1065.66.2
Electrical ResistivityµΩ-cm~50~65
Effective Work Function (100) at 1800 KeV2.702.65
Spectral Emissivity at 0.65 micronsN/A0.7650.779
Evaporation rate at 1800 K (UHV)g/cm2/s2.2 x 10-91.6 x 10-9
Orientation limit for specific orientationdegrees<2
Pyrolitic block mount resistance @ 1800 KOhms1.45


Cerium Hexaboride Disc Applications


-Thermionic emission (cathode)

-Plasma soure for plasma enhanced coating (PECVD)

-Vacuum electron beam welding machine

-Electron beam surface reforming device

-Electron beam lithography device

-Transmission electron microscope

-Scanning electron microscope

-Surface analysis device

-Radiotherapy devices


Packing of Cerium Hexaboride (CeB6)


Our Cerium Hexaboride Disc is carefully handled to minimize damage during storage and transportation and to preserve the quality of products in their original condition. Vacuum packing is used for some the ceramic parts.


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