IYPT 2019 Elements 073: Tantalum: Electronics and implants

Element 73 in our International Year of the Periodic Table series is tantalum. Tantalum is used in electrical components in phones and computers; it’s also used in dental and surgical instruments and implants. Tantalum’s major use is in electrical components for mobile phones, tablets, computers, and other devices. In particular, it’s used for capacitors and […]