Chemical Formula: Yb
Catalog Number: ST0056
CAS Number: 7440-64-4
Shape: Discs, Plates, Column Targets, Step Targets, Custom-made
1. This material has high chemical activity when exposed to the environment. Oil packaging and clean procedure are required to prevent it from chemcial reactions.
Ytterbium is a chemical element originated from Ytterby, Sweden. It was first mentioned in 1878 and observed by J.C.G. de Marignac. The isolation was later accomplished and announced by G. Urbain. “Yb” is the canonical chemical symbol of ytterbium. Its atomic number in the periodic table of elements is 70 with location at Period 6 and Group 3, belonging to the f-block. The relative atomic mass of ytterbium is 173.04(3) Dalton, the number in the brackets indicating the uncertainty.
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