Erbium Bromide

CAS 7440-52-0

Product Product Code Order or Specifications
(2N) 99% Erbium Bromide ER-BR-02 Contact American Elements
(3N) 99.9% Erbium Bromide ER-BR-03 Contact American Elements
(4N) 99.99% Erbium Bromide ER-BR-04 Contact American Elements
(5N) 99.999% Erbium Bromide ER-BR-05 Contact American Elements

Formula CAS No. PubChem SID PubChem CID MDL No. EC No Beilstein
Re. No.
ErBr3 13536-73-7 24868508 83562 MFCD00049915 236-895-1 tribromoerbium N/A Br[Er](Br)Br InChI=1S/3BrH.Er/h3*1H;/q;;;+3/p-3 GZTUDAKVGXUNIM-UHFFFAOYSA-K

PROPERTIES Compound Formula Mol. Wt. Appearance Melting Point Boiling Point Density

Exact Mass

Monoisotopic Mass Charge MSDS
Br3Er 406.97 Violet Crystalline Solid N/A N/A N/A 404.683256 402.685303 0 Safety Data Sheet

Bromide IonErbium Bromide is a highly water soluble crystalline Erbium source for uses compatible with Bromides and lower (acidic) pH. Metallic Bromides are marketed under the trade name AE Bromides™. Most metal bromide compounds are water soluble for uses in water treatment, chemical analysis and in ultra high purity for certain crystal growth applications. Bromide in an aqueous solution can be detected by adding carbon disulfide (CS2) and chlorine. American Elements produces to many standard grades when applicable, including Mil Spec (military grade); ACS, Reagent and Technical Grade; Food, Agricultural and Pharmaceutical Grade; Optical Grade, USP and EP/BP (European Pharmacopoeia/British Pharmacopoeia) and follows applicable ASTM testing standards. Typical and custom packaging is available. Additional technical, research and safety (MSDS) information is available as is a Reference Calculator for converting relevant units of measurement.

Erbium Bohr ModelErbium Element SymbolErbium (atomic symbol: Er, atomic number: 68) is a Block F, Group 3, Period 6 element with an atomic radius of 167.259. The number of electrons in each of Erbium's shells is [2, 8, 18, 30, 8, 2] and its electron configuration is [Xe]4f12 6s2. The erbium atom has a radius of 176 pm and a Van der Waals radius of 235 pm. Erbium was discovered by Carl Mosander in 1843. Sources of Erbium include the mineral monazite and sand ores. Elemental Erbium PictureErbium is a member of the lanthanide or rare earth series of elements. In its elemental form, erbium is soft and malleable; it is fairly stable in air and does not oxidize as rapidly as some of the other rare-earth metals. Erbiums ions fluoresce in a bright pink color, making them highly useful for imaging and optical applications. . It is named after the Swedish town, Ytterby where it was first discovered. For more information on Erbium, including properties, satefy data, research, and American Elements' catalog of Erbium products, visit the Erbium Information Center.

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Typical bulk packaging includes palletized plastic 5 gallon/25 kg. pails, fiber and steel drums to 1 ton super sacks in full container (FCL) or truck load (T/L) quantities. Research and sample quantities and hygroscopic, oxidizing or other air sensitive materials may be packaged under argon or vacuum. Shipping documentation includes a Certificate of Analysis and Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS). Solutions are packaged in polypropylene, plastic or glass jars up to palletized 440 gallon liquid totes.

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Recent Research & Development for Erbium

  • M.H.M. Ahmed, N.M. Ali, Z.S. Salleh, A.A. Rahman, S.W. Harun, M. Manaf, H. Arof, Q-switched erbium doped fiber laser based on single and multiple walled carbon nanotubes embedded in polyethylene oxide film as saturable absorber, Optics & Laser Technology, Volume 65, January 2015
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