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Ytterbium Plate

High Purity Yb Plate
CAS 7440-64-4

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Formula CAS No. PubChem SID PubChem CID MDL No. EC No Beilstein
Re. No.
Yb 7440-64-4 24870321 23992 MFCD00011286  231-173-2 N/A [Yb] InChI=1S/Yb NAWDYIZEMPQZHO-UHFFFAOYSA-N

PROPERTIES Mol. Wt. Appearance Density Tensile Strength Melting Point Boiling Point Thermal Conductivity Electrical Resistivity Eletronegativity Specific Heat Heat of Vaporization Heat of Fusion MSDS
173.04 Silvery 6570 kg/m³ 66 MPa 824 °C 1196 °C 0.349 W/cm/K @ 298.2 K  29.0 microhm-cm @ 25 °C 1.1 Paulings  0.0346 Cal/g/K @ 25 °C 38 K-Cal/gm atom at 1194 °C 2.20 Cal/gm mole  Safety Data Sheet

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 Pharmacopeia/British Pharmacopeia) and follows applicable ASTM testing standards.See safety data and research below and pricing/lead time above. American Elements specializes in producing Ytterbium as plates in various thicknesses and sizes. Most plates are cast for use in coating and thin film Chemical Vapor Deposition (CVD) and Physical Vapor Deposition (PVD) processes including Thermal and Electron Beam (E-Beam) Evaporation, Low Temperature Organic Evaporation, Atomic Layer Deposition (ALD), Organometallic and Chemical Vapor Deposition (MOCVD) for specific applications such as fuel cells and solar energy. Thicknesses start at 0.25" for all metals. Materials are produced using crystallization, solid state and other ultra high purification processes such as sublimation. American Elements specializes in producing custom compositions for commercial and research applications and for new proprietary technologies. American Elements also casts any of the rare earth metals and most other advanced materials into rod, bar, or plate form, as well as other machined shapes and through other processes such as nanoparticles () and in the form of solutions and organometallics. We also produce Ytterbium as rods, powder and plates. Other shapes are available by request.

Ytterbium Element SymbolYtterbium (atomic symbol: Yb, atomic number: 70) is a Block F, Group 3, Period 6 element with an atomic weight of 173.054. Ytterbium Bohr ModelThe number of electrons in each of Ytterbium's shells is [2, 8, 18, 32, 8, 2] and its electron configuration is [Xe]4f14 6s2. The Ytterbium atom has a radius of 176 pm and a Van der Waals radius of 242 pm. Ytterbium was discovered by Jean Charles Galissard de Marignac in 1878 and first isolated by Georges Urbain in 1907. Elemental YtterbiumIn its elemental form, ytterbium has a silvery-white color. Ytterbium is found in monazite sand as well as the ores euxenite and xenotime. Ytterbium is named after Ytterby, a village in Sweden. Ytterbium can be used as a source for gamma rays, for the doping of stainless steel, or other active metals. Its electrical resistivity rises under stress, making it very useful for stress gauges that measure the deformation of the ground in the even of an earthquake. For more information on Ytterbium, including properties, satefy data, research, and American Elements' catalog of Ytterbium products, visit the Ytterbium element page.

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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 Ytterbium

  • Mode-locked ytterbium-doped fiber laser based on topological insulator: Bi2Se3. Dou Z, Song Y, Tian J, Liu J, Yu Z, Fang X. Opt Express. 2014 Oct 6
  • Fractional 1,550nm Ytterbium/Erbium fiber laser in the treatment of lichen amyloidosis: Clinical and histological study. Panchaprateep R, Tusgate S, Munavalli GS, Noppakun N. Lasers Surg Med. 2015 Mar 13.
  • An extremely bulky tris(pyrazolyl)methanide: a tridentate ligand for the synthesis of heteroleptic magnesium(II) and ytterbium(II) alkyl, hydride, and iodide complexes. Lalrempuia R, Stasch A, Jones C. Chem Asian J. 2015 Feb
  • Self-assembly and intra-cluster reactions of erbium and ytterbium bis(2-ethylhexyl)sulfosuccinates in the gas phase. Indelicato S, Bongiorno D, Turco Liveri V, Mele A, Panzeri W, Castiglione F, Ceraulo L. Rapid Commun Mass Spectrom. 2014 Dec 15
  • Indirect Production of No Carrier Added (NCA) 177Lu from Irradiation of Enriched 176Yb: Options for Ytterbium/Lutetium Separation. Dash A, Chakravarty R, Russ Knapp FF, Pillai MR. Curr Radiopharm. 2015 Mar 12.
  • Phosphate ytterbium-doped single-mode all-solid photonic crystal fiber with output power of 13.8 W. Wang L, He D, Feng S, Yu C, Hu L, Qiu J, Chen D. Sci Rep. 2015 Feb 16
  • High-power, efficient and azimuthally polarized ytterbium-doped fiber laser. Zou L, Yao Y, Li J. Opt Lett. 2015 Jan 15
  • Enhanced near-infrared emission from holmium-ytterbium co-doped phosphate glasses containing silver nanoparticles. Vallejo Hernandez MA, Martínez Gámez MA, Lucio Martínez JL, Kir'yanov AV. Appl Spectrosc. 2014
  • All-normal-dispersion passive harmonic mode-locking 220 fs ytterbium fiber laser. Wang J, Bu X, Wang R, Zhang L, Zhu J, Teng H, Han H, Wei Z. Appl Opt. 2014 Aug 10
  • Interplay between photo- and radiation-induced darkening in ytterbium-doped fibers. Duchez JB, Mady F, Mebrouk Y, Ollier N, Benabdesselam M. Opt Lett. 2014 Oct 15
  • Preparation of a Ytterbium-tagged Gunshot Residue Standard for Quality Control in the Forensic Analysis of GSR. Hearns NG, Laflèche DN, Sandercock ML. J Forensic Sci. 2015 Feb 10.
  • Ytterbium (III) Luminescence in m-Methylbenzoic Acid-Containing Compounds. Kalinovskaya IV, Zadorozhnaya AN. J Fluoresc. 2015 Mar 6.
  • Divalent ytterbium complexes with crown and heterocrown ethers. Bartlett PN, Champion MJ, Light ME, Levason W, Reid G, Richardson PW. Dalton Trans. 2015 Feb 3
  • A novel chemiluminescence from the reaction of singlet oxygen with β-diketonates of europium(III), neodymium(III) and ytterbium(III). Kazakov DV, Safarov FE. Photochem Photobiol Sci. 2014 Dec
  • A Roughness Study of Ytterbium-Doped Potassium Yttrium Tungstate (YB: KYW) Thin-Disk Femtosecond Ablated Dentin. Liu J, Chen H, Ge W, Wang Y, Sun Y, Wang Y, Lü P. J Lasers Med Sci. 2014 Winter
  • Direct asymmetric vinylogous Michael addition of 3-alkylidene oxindoles to chalcones catalyzed by a chiral N,N'-dioxide ytterbium(III) complex. Xiao X, Mei H, Chen Q, Zhao X, Lin L, Liu X, Feng X. Chem Commun (Camb). 2015 Jan 11
  • Near-IR luminescence and field-induced single molecule magnet of four salen-type ytterbium complexes. Liu TQ, Yan PF, Luan F, Li YX, Sun JW, Chen C, Yang F, Chen H, Zou XY, Li GM. Inorg Chem. 2015 Jan 5
  • Flexible rectangular wave-breaking-free pulse generation in actively mode-locked ytterbium-doped fiber laser. Chen H, Chen SP, Jiang ZF, Hou J. Opt Express. 2014 Nov 3
  • Production of no-carrier added Lutetium-177 by Irradiation of Enriched Ytterbium-176. Tarasov VA, Andreev OI, Romanov EG, Kuznetsov RA, Kupriyanov VV, Tselishchev IV. Curr Radiopharm. 2015 Mar 12.
  • Reactivity of ytterbium(II) silylamide supported by a pyrrolyl-cyclopentadienyl ligand. Li J, Hao J, Cui C. Dalton Trans. 2015 Jan 14