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Ytterbium

Introduction

This element has not yet been verified to be compatible with the spark ablation process. Below, you will find generic information about the element as well as known applications when available.

Basic data

NameYtterbium (Yb)
Configuration6s2 4f14
Electrons70
Group19
AbundanceNegligible
Magnetic typeparamagnetic
Melting point819 ℃
Boiling point1196 ℃

Interesting reads

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Alloys and composites

The graph below presents an analysis of literature on core-shell, alloy and composite particles with ytterbium as a component of such nanoparticles. It shows possible combinations for alloy or composite nanoparticles and reflects research interest during the 1992-2017 period.