IYPT 2019 Elements 045: Rhodium: Catalytic converters and jewellery

Element 45 in our International Year of the Periodic Table series is rhodium. This rare, unreactive element finds uses in the catalytic converters in our cars and in electroplated white gold jewellery. Rhodium is one of a number of transition metals used in the catalytic converters found in diesel and petrol cars. These converters help […]