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Ytterbium(III) Chloride Hexahydrate (YbCl<sub>3</sub><sup>.</sup>6H<sub>2</sub>O) Powder, 99.9% - MSE Supplies LLC

Ytterbium(III) Chloride Hexahydrate (YbCl3.6H2O) Powder, 99.9%

  • $ 22490


Ytterbium(III) Chloride Hexahydrate (YbCl3.6H2O) Powder, 99.9%

  • Product Number: PO6630 (100 gram), PO6631 (1 kg)
  • Formula: YbCl3.6H2O
  • CAS Number: 10035-01-5
  • Molecular Weight: 387.49 g/mol
  • Density: 2.58 g/cm³ at 25°C
  • Melting Point: 854°C (anhydrous)
  • Boiling Point: 1,453°C
  • Solubility in Water: 17 g/ 100mL @25°C
  • Color: white powder
  • Purity: 99.9% 3N (trace metal basis)

Applications

Ytterbium(III) Chloride is a typical starting material for the production of Yb metal.  It is also used a a source of Yb3+ ion for doping into laser host materials. 

Typical analysis - Purity: 99.9% 3N (YbCl3/TREO*)

TREO: 43.0%

YbCl3/TREO: ≥99.9%

Rear Earth Impurities (wt%)

Non- Rear Earth Impurities (wt%)

CeO2 – 0.01

Fe2O3 – 0.001

La2O3 – 0.01

CaO – 0.005

Nd2O3 – 0.01

SiO2 – 0.001

Pr6O11 – 0.01

PbO – 0.001

Sm2O3 – 0.01

SO42- - 0.004

*TREO – Total Rare Earth Oxides