The definition of ytterbium in the dictionary is a soft malleable silvery element of the lanthanide series of metals that occurs in monazite and is used to improve the mechanical properties of steel. Symbol: Yb; atomic no: 70; atomic wt: 173.04; valency: 2 or 3; relative density: 6.903, 6.966 ; melting pt: 819°C; boiling pt: 1196°C.
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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «YTTERBIUM»
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Ytterbium Optical Lattice Clock
This dissertation describes an optical clock based on the 1S0→3P 0 transition of neutral ytterbium atoms trapped in a Stark shift-free optical lattice.
Zeb Barber, 2007
Dosimetry of Finite Scatter Geometry for Ytterbium-169 and ...
0.115 Ytterbium Titanium Stainless FIG. 2. Configuration of HDR Ytterbium Oxide
brachytherapy source from SPEC model M4299, denoted Yb-169 B. The
dimensions of the Implant Science Corporation Model 4140 Yb-169 HDR source,
Mario J. Cazeca, 2008
Nature's Building Blocks: An A-Z Guide to the Elements
ELEMENT OF HISTORY Ytterbium was isolated in 1878 by the Swiss chemist
Jean Charles Galissard de Marignac (1817-1894) at the University of Geneva,
Switzerland. The story begins with yttrium which, unknown at the time it was first ...
Jane E. Macintyre. Bromobis(ethyldiphenylphosphine)... -. Caesium. uranium.
chloride. (CsUClJ. Caesium ytterbium bromide (CsYbBr,), in IC-200068 Caesium
ytterbium iodide (CsYbl,). Name. Index. Bromobis(clhyldiphenylphosphine)( 1 .
Jane E. Macintyre, 1994
The History and Use of Our Earth's Chemical Elements: A ...
the main source of ytterbium, which is found in India and Brazil and the beaches
of Florida. Ytterbium is also found as a decay product of the fission reaction in
nuclear reactors. History In 1 843 Carl Gustaf Mosander separated gadolinite into
Robert E. Krebs, 2006
Methods in Agricultural Chemical Analysis: A Practical Handbook
Cobalt and titanium have been used, but current opinion, however, favours the
use of rare earth elements, cerium, dysprosium, and ytterbium, of which ytterbium
gives the most favourable results. The ytterbium solution is best applied by ...
N. T. Faithfull, 2002
Addressing Single Yb_1hn+ Ions: A New Scheme for Quantum ...
Ytterbium derives its name from the Swedish village of Ytterby. The swiss chemist
Jean Charles Galissard de Marignac discovered in 1878 a new component
which he called Yt- terbia. This was in fact ytterbium-oxide, contaminated with ...
Alexander Braun, 2007
Handbook on the Physics and Chemistry of Rare Earths
occupation and thus destabilize the magnetic state of cerium or the nonmagnetic
state of ytterbium. We can therefore expect a variety of ytterbium intermetallics
whose low- temperature electronic properties show the same range of behavior
Karl A. Gschneidner, LeRoy Eyring, G. H. Lander, 2001