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Yttrium Fluoride Evaporation Material (YF3)

Yttrium Fluoride Evaporation Material (YF3)
Material Type Yttrium Fluoride
Symbol YF3
Color/Appearance White, Solid
Melting Point (°C) 1,387
Theoretical Density (g/cc) 4.01
E-Beam Crucible Liner Material Tantalum, Molybdenum

General

Ytterbium fluoride is an inorganic chemical compound with a chemical composition of YbF3. It is white and crystalline in appearance with a melting point of 1,157°C and a vapor pressure of 10-4 Torr at ~800°C . Users of ytterbium fluoride will utilize it in place of thorium fluoride (ThF4) which is radioactive. It is evaporated under vacuum for the production of IR lasers.

Material Notes

AEM Deposition provides Ytterbium Fluoride pieces and Ytterbium Fluoride powder for sale, purity is 99.9%.

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