Yttrium Prisms

High Purity Y Prisms
CAS 7440-65-5


Product Product Code Order or Specifications
(2N) 99% Yttrium Prisms Y-M-02-PR Contact American Elements
(2N5) 99.5% Yttrium Prisms Y-M-025-PR Contact American Elements
(3N) 99.9% Yttrium Prisms Y-M-03-PR Contact American Elements
(3N5) 99.95% Yttrium Prisms Y-M-035-PR Contact American Elements
(4N) 99.99% Yttrium Prisms Y-M-04-PR Contact American Elements
(5N) 99.999% Yttrium Prisms Y-M-05-PR Contact American Elements

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Y 7440-65-5 24855941 23993 MFCD00011468  231-174-8 N/A [Y] InChI=1S/Y VWQVUPCCIRVNHF-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
88.91 Silvery 4472 kg/m³ 67 MPa 1526 °C 3336 °C 0.172 W/cm/K @ 298.2 K  57.0 microhm-cm @ °C 1.3 Paulings  0.068 Cal/g/K @ 25 °C 93 K-Cal/gm atom at 3338 °C 4.10 Cal/gm mole  Safety Data Sheet

See research below. American Elements specializes in producing Yttrium as flat irregularly shaped pieces of material in a varying range of sizes. Most flakes/prisms are produced from cast Ingots 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. Thickness can range from 0.003" to approximately 2mm for all metals. Some metals can also be rolled down as thin as 0.001” for use as an evaporation source in microelectronics, optics, magnetics, MEMS, and hard resistant coatings. Piece sizes are available up to approximately 7" maximum width. Maximum lengths of about 20" can be obtained with a nominal thickness between about 0.005" and 0.020" for thin film deposition on glass or metal substrates. 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 (See also application discussion at Nanotechnology Information and at Quantum Dots) and in the form of solutions and organometallics. We also produce Yttrium as rods, powder and plates. Other shapes are available by request.

Yttrium Bohr ModelYttrium (Y) atomic and molecular weight, atomic number and elemental symbolYttrium (atomic symbol: Y, atomic number: 39) is a Block D, Group 3, Period 5 element with an atomic weight of 88.90585. The number of electrons in each of yttrium's shells is [2, 8, 18, 9, 2] and its electron configuration is [Kr] 4d1 5s2. The yttrium atom has a radius of 180 pm and a Van der Waals radius of 219 pm. Yttrium was discovered by Johann Gadolin in 1794 and first isolated by Carl Gustav Mosander in 1840. Elemental Yttrium In its elemental form, Yttrium has a silvery white metallic appearance. Yttrium has the highest thermodynamic affinity for oxygen of any element. Yttrium is not found in nature as a free element and is almost always found combined with the lanthanides in rare earth minerals. While not part of the rare earth series, it resembles the heavy rare earths which are sometimes referred to as the "yttrics" for this reason. Another unique characteristic derives from its ability to form crystals with useful properties. The name yttrium originated from a Swedish village near Vaxholm called Yttbery where it was discovered. For more information on yttrium, including properties, safety data, research, and American Elements' catalog of yttrium products, visit the Yttrium Information Center.

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PACKAGING SPECIFICATIONS FOR BULK & RESEARCH QUANTITIES
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 Yttrium

  • Qizhen Duan, Qiuhong Yang, Shenzhou Lu, Cen Jiang, Qing Lu, Bo Lu, Fabrication and properties of Er/Tm/Pr tri-doped yttrium lanthanum oxide transparent ceramics, Journal of Alloys and Compounds, Volume 612, 5 November 2014
  • N. Stanford, R. Cottam, B. Davis, J. Robson, Evaluating the effect of yttrium as a solute strengthener in magnesium using in situ neutron diffraction, Acta Materialia, Volume 78, 1 October 2014
  • Dongzhou Ding, Bo Liu, Yuntao Wu, Jianhua Yang, Guohao Ren, Junfeng Chen, Effect of yttrium on electron–phonon coupling strength of 5d state of Ce3+ ion in LYSO:Ce crystals, Journal of Luminescence, Volume 154, October 2014
  • Xiao-feng Zhang, Ke-song Zhou, Xu Wei, Bo-yu Chen, Jin-bing Song, Min Liu, In situ synthesis of a-alumina layer at top yttrium-stabilized zirconia thermal barrier coatings for oxygen barrier, Ceramics International, Volume 40, Issue 8, Part B, September 2014
  • Satyam M. Shinde, Sanjay D. Gupta, Sanjeev K. Gupta, Prafulla K. Jha, Lattice dynamics and thermodynamical study of yttrium monochalcogenides, Computational Materials Science, Volume 92, September 2014
  • Yanxing Zhang, Zhaoming Fu, Mingyang Wang, Zongxian Yang, Oxygen vacancy induced carbon deposition at the triple phase boundary of the nickel/yttrium-stabilized zirconia (YSZ) interface, Journal of Power Sources, Volume 261, 1 September 2014
  • X.L. Li, S.M. He, X.T. Zhou, Y. Zou, Z.J. Li, A.G. Li, X.H. Yu, Effects of rare earth yttrium on microstructure and properties of Ni–16Mo–7Cr–4Fe nickel-based superalloy, Materials Characterization, Volume 95, September 2014
  • C. Karunakaran, S. Kalaivani, P. Vinayagamoorthy, Sasmita Dash, Optical, electrical and visible light-photocatalytic properties of yttrium-substituted BiVO4 nanoparticles, Materials Science and Engineering: B, Volume 187, September 2014
  • Trygve Mongstad, Annett Thøgersen, Aryasomayajula Subrahmanyam, Smagul Karazhanov, The electronic state of thin films of yttrium, yttrium hydrides and yttrium oxide, Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells, Volume 128, September 2014
  • Aleksandr Pishtshev, Smagul Zh. Karazhanov, Role of oxygen in materials properties of yttrium trihydride, Solid State Communications, Volume 194, September 2014
  • Christos Argirusis, Georgios Antonaropoulos, Georgia Sourkouni, Francois Jomard, ?xygen tracer diffusion in single crystalline yttrium silicate, Solid State Ionics, Volume 262, 1 September 2014
  • Yuzheng Wang, He Yang, Xiangxin Xue, Synergistic antibacterial activity of TiO2 co-doped with zinc and yttrium, Vacuum, Volume 107, September 2014
  • Zhiqi Zhang, Zhiqiang Wang, Ruiying Miao, Qiong Zhu, Dehong Chen, Xiaowei Zhang, Lin Zhou, Zongan Li, Shihong Yan, Purification of yttrium to 4N5+ purity, Vacuum, Volume 107, September 2014
  • H. Zheng, H.B. Qin, P. Zheng, J.X. Deng, L. Zheng, M.G. Han, Preparation of low ferromagnetic resonance linewidth yttrium iron garnet films on silicon substrate, Applied Surface Science, Volume 307, 15 July 2014
  • Pinit Kidkhunthod, Santi Phumying, Santi Maensiri, X-ray absorption spectroscopy study on yttrium iron garnet (Y3Fe5O12) nanocrystalline powders synthesized using egg white-based sol–gel route, Microelectronic Engineering, Available online 11 July 2014
  • Toshiki Miyazaki, Toru Tanaka, Yuki Shirosaki, Masakazu Kawashita, Yttrium phosphate microspheres with enriched phosphorus content prepared for radiotherapy of deep-seated Cancer, Ceramics International, Available online 9 July 2014
  • S.S. Chopade, C. Nayak, D. Bhattacharyya, S.N. Jha, R.B. Tokas, N.K. Sahoo, D.S. Patil, EXAFS Study on Yttrium oxide thin films deposited by RF plasma enhanced MOCVD under the influence of varying RF self -bias, Applied Surface Science, Available online 8 July 2014
  • N. Tahreen, D.F. Zhang, F.S. Pan, X.Q. Jiang, C. Li, D.Y. Li, D.L. Chen, Influence of yttrium content on phase formation and strain hardening behavior of Mg-Zn-Mn magnesium alloy, Journal of Alloys and Compounds, Available online 7 July 2014
  • Yu Liu, Ran Ran, Sidian Li, Yong Jiao, Moses O. Tade, Zongping Shao, Significant performance enhancement of yttrium-doped barium cerate proton conductor as electrolyte for solid oxide fuel cells through a Pd ingress–egress approach, Journal of Power Sources, Volume 257, 1 July 2014
  • Huarong Zhang, Guashuai Miao, Xingping Ma, Bei Wang, Haiwu Zheng, Enhancing the photocatalytic activity of nanocrystalline TiO2 by co-doping with fluorine and yttrium, Materials Research Bulletin, Volume 55, July 2014