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Soriano, C.M. ; Loyola Marymount Univ., Los Angeles, CA, USA

Platinum (Pt) is a metallic chemical element with a white-silver luster. It is the most widely used element among the six transition elements in group X of the periodic table. They are also known as the platinum metals (ruthenium, rhodium, palladium, osmium, iridium and platinum). Platinum is a precious metal that is very heavy, but also soft and ductile. It has a high melting point and excellent resistance to corrosion. These properties make platinum a useful material in several different industries. Platinum is used in the automobile industry as fuel cells for electric cars, in the medical field in pacemakers, and as temperature sensors

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Potentials, IEEE  (Volume:16 ,  Issue: 5 )