Ytterbium Sulfate

CAS 10034-98-7

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(2N) 99% Ytterbium Sulfate YB-SAT-02 Contact American Elements
(3N) 99.9% Ytterbium Sulfate YB-SAT-03 Contact American Elements
(4N) 99.99% Ytterbium Sulfate YB-SAT-04 Contact American Elements
(5N) 99.999% Ytterbium Sulfate YB-SAT-05 Contact American Elements

Formula CAS No. PubChem SID PubChem CID MDL No. EC No IUPAC Name Beilstein
Re. No.
Yb2(SO4) 10034-98-7 24880776 1668323 MFCD00011289 236-727-7 Ytterbium(+3) cation trisulfate N/A [Yb+3].[O-]S([O-])(=O)=O InChI=1S/H2O4S.Yb/c1-5(2,3)4;/h(H2,1,2,3,4);/q;+3/p-2 NRPGYUCPVOFUII-UHFFFAOYSA-L

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

Exact Mass

Monoisotopic Mass Charge MSDS
O12S3Yb2 634.26 White N/A N/A N/A N/A 269.890014648438 Da N/A Safety Data Sheet

Sulfate IonYtterbium Sulfate is a moderately water and acid soluble Ytterbium source for uses compatible with sulfates.Sulfate compounds are salts or esters of sulfuric acid formed by replacing one or both of the hydrogens with a metal. Most metal sulfate compounds are readily soluble in water for uses such as water treatment, unlike fluorides and oxides which tend to be insoluble. Organometallic forms are soluble in organic solutions and sometimes in both aqueous and organic solutions. Metallic ions can also be dispersed utilizing suspended or coated nanoparticles (See also application discussion at Nanotechnology Information and at Quantum Dots) and deposited utilizing sputtering targets and evaporation materials for uses such as solar energy materials and fuel cells. Ytterbium Sulfate is generally immediately available in most volumes. Ultra high purity, high purity, submicron and nanopowder forms may be considered. We also produce Ytterbium Sulfate Solution. 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.

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 Information Center.

Sulfur Bohr ModelSulfur (S) atomic and molecular weight, atomic number and elemental symbolSulfur or Sulphur (atomic symbol: S, atomic number: 16) is a Block P, Group 16, Period 3 element with an atomic radius of 32.066. The number of electrons in each of Sulfur's shells is 2, 8, 6 and its electron configuration is [Ne]3s2 3p4. In its elemental form, sulfur has a light yellow appearance. The sulfur atom has a covalent radius of 105 pm and a Van der Waals radius of 180 pm. In nature, sulfur can be found in hot springs, meteorites, volcanoes, and as galena, gypsum, and epsom salts. Sulfur has been known since ancient times but was not accepted as an element until 1777 when Antoine Lavoisier helped to convince the scientific community that it was an element and not a compound. For more information on sulfur, including properties, safety data, research, and American Elements' catalog of sulfur products, visit the Sulfur Information Center.

Material Safety Data Sheet MSDS
Signal Word Warnings
Hazard Statements H315-H319-H335
Hazard Codes Xi
Risk Codes 36/37/38
Safety Precautions 26-36
RTECS Number N/A
Transport Information N/A
WGK Germany 3
Globally Harmonized System of
Classification and Labelling (GHS)
Exclamation Mark-Acute Toxicity        

ytterbium(+3) cation sulfate, Ytterbium(III) sulfate, Sulfuric acid, ytterbium(3+) salt (3:2)

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Recent Research & Development for Ytterbium

  • Yan Peiguang, Lin Rongyong, Zhang Han, Wang Zhiteng, Chen Han, Ruan Shuangchen, Multi-pulses dynamic patterns in a topological insulator mode-locked ytterbium-doped fiber laser, Optics Communications, Volume 335, 15 January 2015
  • Maitreyee Saha, Atasi Pal, Mrinmay Pal, Ranjan Sen, Influence of aluminum on doping of ytterbium in optical fiber synthesized by vapor phase technique, Optics Communications, Volume 334, 1 January 2015
  • Li Fu, Haiping Xia, Yanming Dong, Shanshan Li, Xuemei Gu, Jianli Zhang, Dongjie Wang, Haochuan Jiang, Baojiu Chen, Upconversion luminescence from terbium and ytterbium codoped LiYF4 single crystals, Journal of Alloys and Compounds, Volume 617, 25 December 2014
  • Anthony B. Parmentier, Jonas J. Joos, Philippe F. Smet, Dirk Poelman, Corrigendum to “Luminescence of ytterbium in CaS and SrS” [J. Lumin. 154 (2014)
  • Anthony B. Parmentier, Jonas J. Joos, Philippe F. Smet, Dirk Poelman, Luminescence of ytterbium in CaS and SrS, Journal of Luminescence, Volume 154, October 2014
  • F. Tárkányi, F. Ditrói, S. Takács, A. Hermanne, A.V. Ignatyuk, New data on activation cross section for deuteron induced reactions on ytterbium up to 50 MeV, Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section B: Beam Interactions with Materials and Atoms, Volume 336, 1 October 2014
  • Mayeen Uddin Khandaker, Hiromitsu Haba, Naohiko Otuka, Ahmed Rufa’i Usman, Investigation of (d,x) nuclear reactions on natural ytterbium up to 24 MeV, Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section B: Beam Interactions with Materials and Atoms, Volume 335, 15 September 2014
  • Guoyao Li, Lu Wang, Zhigang Yao, Fan Xu, Chiral ytterbium silylamide catalyzed enantioselective phospha-Michael addition of diethyl phosphite to chalcones, Tetrahedron: Asymmetry, Volume 25, Issues 13–14, 31 July 2014
  • Kutloano E. Sekhosana, Tebello Nyokong, Synthesis of ytterbium bisphthalocyanines: Photophysicochemical properties and nonlinear absorption behavior, Optical Materials, Available online 14 June 2014
  • Shuai CHEN, Zhengtang LIU, Liping FENG, Xingsen CHE, Xiaoru ZHAO, Effect of ytterbium inclusion in hafnium oxide on the structural and electrical properties of the high-k gate dielectric, Journal of Rare Earths, Volume 32, Issue 6, June 2014

Recent Research & Development for Sulfates

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  • Jin Gi Hong, Yongsheng Chen, Evaluation of electrochemical properties and reverse electrodialysis performance for porous cation exchange membranes with sulfate-functionalized iron oxide, Journal of Membrane Science, Volume 473, 1 January 2015
  • Jie-Cen Zhong, Fang Wan, Yan-Qiong Sun, Yi-Ping Chen, Luminescent hybrid lanthanide sulfates and lanthanide sulfonate-carboxylates with 1,10-phenanthroline involving in-situ oxidation of 2-mercaptonbenzoic acid, Journal of Solid State Chemistry, Volume 221, January 2015
  • Haihan Zhou, Gaoyi Han, Dongying Fu, Yunzhen Chang, Yaoming Xiao, Hua-Jin Zhai, Petal-shaped poly(3,4-ethylenedioxythiophene)/sodium dodecyl sulfate-graphene oxide intercalation composites for high-performance electrochemical energy storage, Journal of Power Sources, Volume 272, 25 December 2014
  • Edgar Ventosa, Marcel Skoumal, Francisco Javier Vázquez, Cristina Flox, Joan Ramon Morante, Operando studies of all-vanadium flow batteries: Easy-to-make reference electrode based on silver–silver sulfate, Journal of Power Sources, Volume 271, 20 December 2014
  • Xiaoshi Lang, Dianlong Wang, Chiyu Hu, Shenzhi Tang, Junsheng Zhu, Chenfeng Guo, The use of nanometer tetrabasic lead sulfate as positive active material additive for valve regulated lead-acid battery, Journal of Power Sources, Volume 270, 15 December 2014
  • L. Liu, J.P. Cheng, J. Zhang, F. Liu, X.B. Zhang, Effects of dodecyl sulfate and nitrate anions on the supercapacitive properties of α-Co(OH)2, Journal of Alloys and Compounds, Volume 615, 5 December 2014
  • J. Stroh, M.-C. Schlegel, E.F. Irassar, B. Meng, F. Emmerling, Applying high resolution SyXRD analysis on sulfate attacked concrete field samples, Cement and Concrete Research, Volume 66, December 2014
  • Neda Mobasher, Susan A. Bernal, Oday H. Hussain, David C. Apperley, Hajime Kinoshita, John L. Provis, Characterisation of Ba(OH)2–Na2SO4–blast furnace slag cement-like composites for the immobilisation of sulfate bearing nuclear wastes, Cement and Concrete Research, Volume 66, December 2014
  • Mark Whittaker, Maciej Zajac, Mohsen Ben Haha, Frank Bullerjahn, Leon Black, The role of the alumina content of slag, plus the presence of additional sulfate on the hydration and microstructure of Portland cement-slag blends, Cement and Concrete Research, Volume 66, December 2014