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Facts about Palladium

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When it is heated to 800°C, a layer of palladium(II) oxide (PdO) is produced.

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Common oxidation states of palladium are 0, +1, +2, and +4.

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Hydrogen absorbed in palladium is highly reactive and is used in reduction reactions.

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Palladium dichloride may be used in detectors for carbon monoxide and tests for the corrosion-resistance of stainless steel.

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Palladium (chemical symbol Pd, atomic number 46) is a rare, silver-white metal.

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Palladium is chemically attacked by sulfuric acid, nitric acid, and hydrochloric acid in which it dissolves slowly.

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Using a platinum ore that presumably came from South America, he performed a series of chemical reactions and obtained the compound palladium cyanide.

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Palladium and its compounds are extremely valuable catalysts for various chemical reactions, and palladium can be found in automobile catalytic converters.

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Palladium was discovered by William Hyde Wollaston in 1803 in England.

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Palladium occurs in nature as a free metal and alloyed with gold, platinum, and other platinum group metals.

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Recently, researchers synthesized compounds in which palladium has an oxidation state of +6.

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When several palladium compounds were investigated by the technique of X-ray diffraction, a dimer of palladium(II) and palladium(IV) was discovered instead.

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Palladium electrodes played an important role in this experiment.

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Naturally occurring palladium is composed of six stable isotopes: 102Pd, 104Pd, 105Pd, 106Pd, 108Pd, and 110Pd.

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Palladium has the uncommon ability to absorb up to 900 times its own volume of hydrogen at room temperature.

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