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Erbium Carbonate Powder

Erbium Carbonate Powder

Erbium Carbonate Powder
Product No NRE-11089
CAS 6067-35-2
Purity 99.9%
Formula Er2(CO3)3
APS <40 µm (can be customized)
Color Pink
Molecular Weight 514.54 g/mol
Density NA
Melting Point NA
Boiling Point NA

Erbium Carbonate Powder

Erbium Carbonate Powder is a chemical compound composed of erbium, carbon, and oxygen, with the molecular formula Er2(CO3)3. Erbium itself is a rare earth element with various applications in different fields. While erbium carbonate might not have as many direct applications as some other forms of erbium, it still finds usage in specific contexts. Some potential applications include:

Ceramics and Glass Manufacturing: Erbium is used as a colorant in glasses and porcelain enamel glazes, offering a pink to purple color. Erbium-doped glasses find applications in optical amplifiers and fiber-optic telecommunications systems.

Nuclear Reactors: Erbium can absorb thermal neutrons and is used in nuclear technology for controlling nuclear reactions.

Phosphors and Lasers: Erbium is used in the production of phosphors for color TV tubes and as a signal amplifier in fiber optic data transmission. It’s also used as a laser material in medical and dental applications.

Metallurgy: Erbium can be added to certain alloys to improve their hardness and strength.

Research and Development: Erbium compounds are often utilized in research and development projects, especially in the development of new materials or as catalysts in various chemical reactions.