University Chemistry ›› 2021, Vol. 36 ›› Issue (10): 2104010.doi: 10.3866/PKU.DXHX202104010

Special Issue: 化学科普(2021)

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A Competition between Tantalum Father and Niobium Daughter

Zhanli Chai()   

  • Received:2021-04-06 Accepted:2021-06-08 Published:2021-07-02
  • Contact: Zhanli Chai


Tantalum and niobium are father and daughter with similar properties. They have high chemical stability and wide applications. However, who is more unique and outstanding? This paper presents the properties and applications of niobium and tantalum compounds through the multi-round competition between father and daughter.

Key words: Niobium, Tantalum, Similarity, Unique


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