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  • Material information:

  • Ytterbium has few uses. It can be alloyed with stainless steel to improve some of its mechanical properties and used as a doping agent in fiber optic cable where it can be used as an amplifier. One of ytterbium’s isotopes is being considered as a radiation source for portable X-ray machines.
  • Composition: Ytterbium Metal 99.95%
  • Common Metallic Impurities: Trace metals basis
  • Physical Description: 25mm broken lump
  • Packaging: Packed in sealed polythene bags and supplied in securely sealed metal drums, resistant to the impregnation of water
  • Analytics: ICP-OES
  • Certificate of Analysis (COA): Available upon request