While antimony compounds used to be used for a variety of medical applications, today we encounter them in things as diverse as plastic housings, upholstered furniture, DVDs, matches and brake pads. And as a component of super acids, antimony (V) fluoride (SbF5) enables research into the fascinating chemistry of carbenium and carbonium ions. To the article about antimony on the website Fascination Chemistry
Here is a video about antimony from the Periodic Videos series.
You can also listen to antimony for two and a half minutes on the Deutschlandfunk Kultur podcast.
The nitrogen group includes the elements nitrogen, phosphorus, arsenic, antimony, bismuth and the artificially produced radioactive moscovium. While nitrogen is a gaseous substance, phosphorus already occurs in several solid modifications. Arsenic is a semi-metal, while antimony and bismuth are metallic.
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