LA2668 Lanthanum Metaphosphate Powder, La(PO3)3 (CAS 16179-91-2)

Catalog No. LA2668
Molecular Formula La(PO3)3
Appearance White Powder
Purity 99%

Lanthanum Metaphosphate Powder is a white powder with the molecular formula la(PO3)3. Stanford Advanced Materials (SAM) is a trustworthy supplier of high-quality Lanthanum Metaphosphate Powder.

Related Product: Calcium Metaphosphate Powder, Barium Metaphosphate Powder, Aluminum Metaphosphate Powder


Lanthanum Metaphosphate Powder Description

Lanthanum Metaphosphate is a white powder with a chemical formula of La(PO3)3 and a melting point of 1260 °C. It can be used as raw material for laser glass and glass fiber. Stanford Advanced Materials (SAM) has over 20 years’ experience in the manufacture and sale of the Lanthanum Metaphosphate Powder.


Lanthanum Metaphosphate Powder Specifications

Molecular formula


Molecular weight

375.82 g/mol


White powder


Insoluble in water


La2O3:43%±0.5%, P2O5: 57%±1%, Fe2O3<2PPM, Cu<0.1PPM, Ni, Co, Mn, Pb, Cr<1PPM


Lanthanum Metaphosphate Powder Applications

Solid-State Electrolytes: Lanthanum metaphosphate is utilized as a solid-state electrolyte material in solid oxide fuel cells (SOFCs) and solid-state lithium-ion batteries. These materials enable efficient ion transport at high temperatures, improving the performance and safety of energy storage and conversion devices.

Phosphors: Lanthanum metaphosphate is employed as a host matrix for rare-earth ions, such as cerium, europium, or terbium, to produce phosphors used in fluorescent lamps, cathode ray tube (CRT) displays, and light-emitting diodes (LEDs). These phosphors emit specific colors of light for various lighting and display applications.

Scintillators: Lanthanum metaphosphate-based scintillators are used in radiation detection and imaging devices, such as gamma-ray spectrometers and positron emission tomography (PET) scanners, to detect and measure ionizing radiation.

Optical Materials: Lanthanum metaphosphate is utilized in the production of optical materials, including lenses, prisms, and optical fibers, for its optical properties and ability to transmit light in a wide spectral range.

Glass and Ceramics: Lanthanum metaphosphate is used as a flux in the production of specialty glasses and ceramics. It can lower the melting point of materials, improve their properties, and enhance their resistance to thermal shock.

Catalysis: Lanthanum metaphosphate-based catalysts are employed in various chemical processes, such as esterification and dehydration reactions, to facilitate chemical transformations and increase reaction rates.

Nuclear Waste Management: Lanthanum metaphosphate can be used in the immobilization of radioactive waste materials. It provides a stable matrix for containing and isolating radioactive elements.

Materials Research: Lanthanum metaphosphate is utilized in scientific research and materials development, particularly in the fields of chemistry, physics, and materials science, for its unique properties and applications.

Phosphate Glass Fiber: Lanthanum metaphosphate can be incorporated into phosphate glass fibers, which have applications in telecommunications, laser delivery systems, and optical sensors due to their high optical transparency and signal-carrying capacity.

Biomedical Imaging: Lanthanum metaphosphate-based phosphors can be used in medical imaging, including X-ray imaging and computed tomography (CT) scans, to improve the quality and efficiency of image acquisition.


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