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Dysprosium Oxide Powder / Dy2O3 Powder (99.95%, 5um)

Dysprosium Oxide Powder

Dysprosium Oxide Powder
Product No NRE-10019
CAS No. 1308-87-8
Formula Dy2O3
Molecular Weight   373.00g/mol
APS 5um(can be customized)
Purity 99.95%
Density 7.81 g/cm3
Color White
Melting Point 2.408 °C
Boiling Point NA

Dysprosium Oxide Powder

Applications: Dysprosium oxide (Dy2O3) is a compound of the rare earth metal dysprosium. It is commonly used in a variety of industrial and scientific applications due to its unique magnetic, optical, and electrical properties. Here are some of the applications of dysprosium oxide powder:

  • Magnets: Dysprosium oxide is a key component in the production of high-strength magnets. It is used to enhance the magnetic properties of neodymium-iron-boron magnets, which are commonly used in motors, generators, and other industrial applications.
  • Lighting: Dysprosium oxide is used in the production of high-intensity discharge (HID) lamps, which are used for lighting in stadiums, airports, and other large spaces. It is also used in compact fluorescent lamps (CFLs) and other energy-efficient lighting technologies.
  • Glass: Dysprosium oxide is added to glass to increase its refractive index, making it useful for optical applications. It is also used in the production of infrared filters and other optical devices.
  • Nuclear reactors: Dysprosium oxide is used as a control material in nuclear reactors, where it helps to regulate the rate of fission reactions and prevent nuclear meltdowns.
  • Catalysts: Dysprosium oxide is used as a catalyst in chemical reactions, particularly those involving hydrogen. It is also used in the production of petroleum products and other chemicals.
  • Ceramics: Dysprosium oxide is used as a coloring agent in ceramics, where it produces a range of colors from yellow to brown.