Praseodymium Fluoride (PrF<sub>3</sub>) 99% 2N - MSE Supplies LLC

MSE PRO Praseodymium Fluoride (PrF3) 99% 2N

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MSE PRO™ Praseodymium Fluoride (PrF3) 99% 2N

  • Product Number: PO8039 (1 kg)
  • Formula: PrF3
  • CAS Number: 13709-46-1
  • Molecular Weight: 197.90 g/mol
  • Color: Green powder
  • Purity: 99% 2N (Pr6O11/TREO*)
  • Density: 6.267 g/cm3
  • Melting Point: 1370 °C
  • Odor: Odorless
  • Refractive Index: 1.51 at 633 nm
  • Transmission Range: 220-15000 nm
  • Solubility: Insoluble in water
* TREO - Total Rare Earth Oxides


    Praseodymium Fluoride (PrF3) is a green rare earth salt. In metallurgy, it is used as the main source to make Praseodymium metal and also used to make a rare earth permanent magnet alloy. It is also applied in color glasses and enamels. It is used as a dopant in fluoride glass to make carbon arc lights and single-mode fiber optical amplifier.

    Notes: More detailed product information including SDS, certificate of analysis (COA), lead time and volume pricing are available upon request. Please contact us for bulk order discount.

    Rare Earth Impurities Content (%) Non-Rare Earth Impurities Content (%)
    La2O3/TREO<0.05 Fe2O3<0.005
    CeO2/TREO<0.05 SiO2<0.03


    [1] Femtosecond soliton generation in a praseodymium fluoride fiber laser. Optics letters 19, no. 11 (1994): 828-830.

    [2] A review of recent system demonstrations incorporating 1.3-/spl mu/m praseodymium-doped fluoride fiber amplifiers. Journal of lightwave technology 13, no. 5 (1995): 744-760.

    [3] Investigation of Praseodymium Fluorides: A Combined Matrix-Isolation and Quantum-Chemical Study. Inorganic Chemistry 54, no. 23 (2015): 11114-11120.