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Meaning of "erbium" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD ERBIUM

From New Latin, from (Ytt) erb( y), Sweden, where it was first found + -ium.
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PRONUNCIATION OF ERBIUM

erbium  [ˈɜːbɪəm] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF ERBIUM

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Erbium is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES ERBIUM MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Erbium

(basic oxide) Electronegativity 1.24 (Pauling scale) Ionization energies 1st: 589.3 kJ·mol−1 2nd: 1150 kJ·mol−1 3rd: 2194 kJ·mol−1 Atomic radius 176 pm Covalent radius 189±6 pm Miscellanea Crystal structure hexagonal close-packed Magnetic ordering paramagnetic at 300 K Electrical resistivity (r.t.) (poly) 0.860 µΩ·m Thermal conductivity 14.5 W·m−1·K−1 Thermal expansion (r.t.) (poly) 12.2 µm/(m·K) Speed of sound (thin rod) (20 °C) 2830 m·s−1 Young's modulus 69.9 GPa Shear modulus 28.3 GPa Bulk modulus 44.4 GPa Poisson ratio 0.237 Vickers hardness 589 MPa Brinell hardness 814 MPa CAS registry number 7440-52-0 History Naming after Ytterby (Sweden), where it was mined Discovery Carl Gustaf Mosander (1842) Most stable isotopes Main article: Isotopes of erbium iso NA half-life DM DE (MeV) DP 160Er syn 28.58 h ε 0.330 160Ho 162Er 0.139% >1.4×1014 y (α) 1.6460 158Dy (β+β+) 1.8445 162Dy 164Er 1.601% - (α) 1.3041 160Dy (β+β+) 0.0241 164Dy 165Er syn 10.36 h ε 0.376 165Ho 166Er 33.503% - (α) 0.8309 162Dy 167Er 22.869% - (α) 0.6657 163Dy 168Er 26.978% - (α) 0.

Definition of erbium in the English dictionary

The definition of erbium in the dictionary is a soft malleable silvery-white element of the lanthanide series of metals: used in special alloys, room-temperature lasers, and as a pigment. Symbol: Er; atomic no: 68; atomic wt: 167.26; valency: 3; relative density: 9.006; melting pt: 1529°C; boiling pt: 2868°C.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH ERBIUM


aerobium
ɛəˈrəʊbɪəm
anaerobium
ˌæneəˈrəʊbɪəm
cambium
ˈkæmbɪəm
coenobium
siːˈnəʊbɪəm
columbium
kəˈlʌmbɪəm
dendrobium
dɛnˈdrəʊbɪəm
epilobium
ˌepɪˈləʊbɪəm
euphorbium
juːˈfɔːbɪəm
labium
ˈleɪbɪəm
niobium
naɪˈəʊbɪəm
procambium
prəʊˈkæmbɪəm
rhizobium
raɪˈzəʊbɪəm
stibium
ˈstɪbɪəm
terbium
ˈtɜːbɪəm
ununbium
əˈnʌnbɪəm
ytterbium
ɪˈtɜːbɪəm

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE ERBIUM

erasion
Erasmus
Erastian
Erastianism
erasure
erathem
Erato
Eratosthenes
erbia
Erbil
ERCP
ERDF
ere
Erebus
Erechtheion
Erechtheum
Erechtheus
erect
erectable
erecter

WORDS THAT END LIKE ERBIUM

aluminium
aquarium
at a premium
auditorium
Belgium
calcium
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equilibrium
gymnasium
lithium
magnesium
millennium
podium
potassium
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sodium
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titanium

Synonyms and antonyms of erbium in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «erbium» into 25 languages

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Translator English - Spanish

erbio
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erbium
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Translator English - Hindi

एर्बियम
380 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Arabic

الإربيوم
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

эрбия
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Translator English - Portuguese

érbio
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Translator English - Bengali

erbium
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erbium
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Erbium
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Erbium
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Translator English - Japanese

エルビウム
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

에르븀
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Erbium
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Translator English - Vietnamese

hóa ec bi
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Translator English - Tamil

ஏபியம்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

एर्बियम
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

erbiyum
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

erbio
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Translator English - Polish

erb
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Translator English - Ukrainian

ербія
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Translator English - Romanian

Erbium
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Translator English - Greek

έρβιο
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erbium
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Translator English - Swedish

erbium
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erbium
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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «ERBIUM»

The term «erbium» is regularly used and occupies the 88.630 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about erbium

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «ERBIUM»

Discover the use of erbium in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to erbium and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Erbium-Doped Fiber Amplifiers: Fundamentals and Technology
Key Features * Explains the theory of noise in optically amplified systems in an intuitive way * The book contains a discussion of components used in amplifier fabrication and of the attendant technologies used in real systems * The book ...
Philippe M. Becker, Anders A. Olsson, Jay R. Simpson, 1999
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Erbium-doped fiber amplifiers: principles and applications
PRAISE FOR Erbium-Doped Fiber Amplifiers: Principles and Applications "The book is an indispensable reference for researchers, development engineers, and system designers in fiber-optic communications.
Emmanuel Desurvire, 2002
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Erbium-Doped Fiber Amplifiers, Device and System Developments
Praise for Emmanuel Desurvire's Erbium-Doped Fiber Amplifiers: Principles and Applications "The book is an indispensable reference for researchers, development engineers, and system designers in fiber-optic communications.
Emmanuel Desurvire, 2002
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Optical and Structural Properties of Erbium-doped Gallium ...
Er-doped InGaN p-i-n diodes were synthesized and tested.
Cristofer Russell Ugolini, 2008
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Erbium fiber lasers for a frequency comb at 1560 nm
Erbium. fiber. lasers. for. a. frequency. comb. at. 1560. nm. Frequency combs based on ultra-short pulse laser systems present a versatile clockwork for the physical link between radio frequencies and optical frequencies. The characterization ...
Holger Hundertmark, 2006
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Fundamentals of Optical Fibers
An energy level diagram for erbium is shown in Figure 8. 1 OJ Gain occurs at wavelengths in the vicinity of 1 .53 /^m when an inverted population exists between the 4/i3/2 and 4/i5/2 states. Each of these states, along with others in the erbium ...
John A. Buck, 2004
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Lasers and Non-surgical Rejuvenation
A high fluence erbium:YAG resurfacing is capable of drastically reducing or eradicating rhytids in the upper lip area (Figure 3.4), although at the cost of greater healing time approaching that for CO2 resurfacing. An added point of confusion is ...
Barry E. DiBernardo, Jason N. Pozner, 2009
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Nature's Building Blocks: An A-Z Guide to the Elements
ELEMENT OF HISTORY Erbium was discovered in 1843 by Carl Gustav Mosander at Stockholm, Sweden. Erbium, as its oxide, was one of the first rare- earth elements to be discovered, but the picture is clouded because early samples must ...
John Emsley, 2001
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Handbook of Inorganic Compounds
... Epsomite 1734 hexahydrate Ferrous hexafluorosilicatc 1180 Erbia 1096 Europium(III) nitrate 1124 hexahydrate Erbium 1079 pentahydrate Ferrous hydroxide 1181 Erbium acetate tetrahydrate 1080 Europium(IlI) oxalate 1125 Ferrous iodide ...
Dale L. Perry, Sidney L. Phillips, 1995
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Safety Issues Associated with Plutonium Involvement in the ...
Many methods were considered and it was decided to implement a new type of fuel employing erbium burnable poison. Due to its resonance in its absorption cross-section in the thermal energy range, erbium has a strong influence on the void ...
Theodore A. Parish, Vyacheslav V. Khromov, Igor Carron, 1999

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «ERBIUM»

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What we can learn from the rare earths fiasco
... at best, some members had difficulty pronouncing — neodymium yttrium, ytterbium, thulium, erbium, gadolinium etc (you get the picture). «Financial Times, Jul 15»
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Facelift with concurrent laser resurfacing can be performed safely in …
The study included 77 patients who underwent rhytidectomy with erbium:yttrium-aluminum-garnet resurfacing. Thirty-seven procedures ... «Healio, Jul 15»
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Typenex Co-Investment Just Reported Giant 4Cable Tv International …
The Company is also engaged in the development of legacy component replacement and upgrades, and erbium doped fiber amplifiers. «OctaFinance.com, Jul 15»
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Rare Earth Elements Market - Global Industry Analysis, Trends And …
... ytterbium, praseodymium, gadolinium, terbium, dysprosium, neodymium, promethium, samarium, europium, holmium, erbium, and lutetium). «CSO Australia, Jul 15»
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3D printing novel optical fibres
... quantum technologies – directed by Professor Sir David Payne, whose team invented the erbium-doped fibre amplifier (EDFA) in the 1980s. «ElectronicsWeekly.com, Jul 15»
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New discovery permits fibre-optic cables to carry more traffic, much …
Certain corrective remedies such as erbium doping and tuneable lasers can and do help but signals still have to be stopped, amplified and ... «TelecomTV, Jun 15»
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Acne, scar treatment highlights from World Congress of Dermatology
In this video, Pravin Banodkar, DNB, DD, FIPD, discusses his presentation on the use of a nonablative Erbium glass laser for treating acne ... «Healio, Jun 15»
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Optical amplifiers are a key technology used for optical …
Fiber amplifiers include Erbium doped fiber amplifier (EDFA). Semiconductor optical amplifiers (SOA) are basically laser diodes which can ... «WhaTech, Jun 15»
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Xtera Upgrades the HUGO Subsea Cable System With Its Next …
... optical noise performance and a spectrum significantly greater than that offered by repeaters based on erbium-doped fiber amplifiers. «Benzinga, Jun 15»
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Single-frequency fiber lasers using rare-earth-doped silica
Commercial silica fibers doped with ytterbium and erbium achieve sufficient gain to enable fabrication of distributed Bragg reflector ... «SPIE Newsroom, Jun 15»

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