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Ytterbium Boride

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Boride IonYtterbium Boride is generally immediately available in most volumes. High purity, submicron and nanopowder forms may be considered. 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 hexaboride, ytterbium(II) boride

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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 Safety Data Sheet (SDS). Solutions are packaged in polypropylene, plastic or glass jars up to palletized 440 gallon liquid totes, and 36,000 lb. tanker trucks.

Related Elements

See more Ytterbium products. Ytterbium (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 Ytterbium In 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.

See more Boron products. Boron Bohr ModelBoron (atomic symbol: B, atomic number: 5) is a Block P, Group 13, Period 2 element with an atomic weight of 10.81. The number of electrons in each of boron's shells is 2, 3 and its electron configuration is [He] 2s2 2p1. The boron atom has a radius of 90 pm and a Van der Waals radius of 192 pm. Boron was discovered by Joseph Louis Gay-Lussac and Louis Jacques Thénard in 1808. It was first isolated by Humphry Davy, also in 1808. Boron is classified as a metalloid is not found naturally on earth. Elemental BoronAlong with carbon and nitrogen, boron is one of the few elements in the periodic table known to form stable compounds featuring triple bonds. Boron has an energy band gap of 1.50 to 1.56 eV, which is higher than that of either silicon or germanium. Boron is found in borates, borax, boric acid, colemanite, kernite, and ulexite.The name Boron originates from a combination of carbon and the Arabic word buraqu meaning borax.

Recent Research

X-ray Excitation Triggers Ytterbium Anomalous Emission in CaF2:Yb but Not in SrF2:Yb., Hughes-Currie, Rosa B., Ivanovskikh Konstantin V., Wells Jon-Paul R., Reid Michael F., Gordon Robert A., Seijo Luis, and Barandiarán Zoila , J Phys Chem Lett, 2017 Mar 16, Volume 8, Issue 6, p.1175-1178, (2017)

Ground State Properties of the Polar Alkali-Metal-Ytterbium and Alkaline-Earth-Metal-Ytterbium Molecules: A Comparative Study., Shao, Qinqin, Deng Lijuan, Xing Xiaodong, Gou Dezhi, Kuang Xiaoyu, and Li Hui , J Phys Chem A, 2017 Mar 16, Volume 121, Issue 10, p.2187-2193, (2017)

PARASHIFT Probes: Solution NMR and X-ray Structural Studies of Macrocyclic Ytterbium and Yttrium Complexes., Mason, Kevin, Rogers Nicola J., Suturina Elizaveta A., Kuprov Ilya, Aguilar Juan A., Batsanov Andrei S., Yufit Dmitry S., and Parker David , Inorg Chem, 2017 Mar 15, (2017)

The Effect of Ytterbium-Doped Fiber Laser with Different Parameters on Physical Properties of Zirconia Surface., Unal, Server Mutluay, Ozkir Serhat Emre, Polat Zelal Seyfioglu, Guven Sedat, and Asutay Hilal , Photomed Laser Surg, 2017 Mar, Volume 35, Issue 3, p.157-163, (2017)

Bioinspired Orientation of β-Substituents on Porphyrin Antenna Ligands Switches Ytterbium(III) NIR Emission with Thermosensitivity., Ning, Yingying, Ke Xian-Sheng, Hu Ji-Yun, Liu Yi-Wei, Ma Fang, Sun Hao-Ling, and Zhang Jun-Long , Inorg Chem, 2017 Feb 20, Volume 56, Issue 4, p.1897-1905, (2017)

Bulky Ytterbium Formamidinates Stabilise Complexes with Radical Ligands, and Related Samarium "Tetracyclone" Chemistry., Werner, Daniel, Zhao Xuefei, Best Stephen P., Maron Laurent, Junk Peter C., and Deacon Glen B. , Chemistry, 2017 Feb 10, Volume 23, Issue 9, p.2084-2102, (2017)

Role of ytterbium-erbium co-doped gadolinium molybdate (Gd2(MoO4)3:Yb/Er) nanophosphors in solar cells., Jin, Xiao, Li Haiyang, Li Dongyu, Zhang Qin, Li Feng, Sun Weifu, Chen Zihan, and Li Qinghua , Opt Express, 2016 Sep 5, Volume 24, Issue 18, p.A1276-87, (2016)

40-µJ passively CEP-stable seed source for ytterbium-based high-energy optical waveform synthesizers., Çankaya, Hüseyin, Calendron Anne-Laure, Zhou Chun, Chia Shih-Hsuan, Mücke Oliver D., Cirmi Giovanni, and Kärtner Franz X. , Opt Express, 2016 Oct 31, Volume 24, Issue 22, p.25169-25180, (2016)

Synthesis of 6,12-Epiminodibenzo[b,f][1,5]diazocines via an Ytterbium Triflate-Catalyzed, AB2 Three-Component Reaction., Muthukrishnan, Isravel, Karuppasamy Muthu, Nagarajan Subbiah, C Maheswari Uma, Pace Vittorio, J Menéndez Carlos, and Sridharan Vellaisamy , J Org Chem, 2016 Oct 21, Volume 81, Issue 20, p.9687-9694, (2016)

(Tris{2-[(5-chloro-2-oxido-benzyl-idene-κO)amino-κN]eth-yl}amine-κN)-ytterbium(III): crystal structure and Hirshfeld surface analysis., Lee, See Mun, Lo Kong Mun, Tan Sang Loon, and Tiekink Edward R. T. , Acta Crystallogr E Crystallogr Commun, 2016 Oct 1, Volume 72, Issue Pt 10, p.1390-1395, (2016)


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