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Yttrium, atomic no.39, symbol as Y, weight at 88.91
Yttrium, atomic no.: 39, symbol as Y, weight at 88.91, has the highest thermo-dynamic affinity for oxygen of any element, this characteristic is the basis for many of its applications. While not part of the rare earth series, it resembles the heavy rare earths which are sometimes referred to as the Yttrics for this reason. Another unique characteristic derives from its ability to form crystals with useful properties. Some of the many applications of Yttrium include in ceramics for crucibles for molten reactive metals, in florescent lighting phosphors, computer displays and automotive fuel consumption sensors. Yttria stabilized Zirconium Oxide are used in high temperature applications, such as in thermal plasma sprays to protect aerospace high temperature surfaces. Crystals of the Yttrium-Iron-Garnet (YIG) variety are essential to microwave communication equipment. The phosphor Eu:Y2O2S creates the red color in televisions. Crystals of the Yttrium-Aluminum-Garnet (YAG) variety are utilized with Neodymium in a number of laser applications. Yttria can also increase the strength of metallic alloys.
Yttrium OxideYttrium Oxide High purity is the most important materials for tri-bands Rare Earth phosphors and yttrium-iron-garnets. Low purity is widely applied in electronic ceramics.
Yttrium MetalYttrium Metal Applied in making speciality alloys, it increases the strengths of alloys of metals, such as chromium, aluminium, and magnesium.
Yttrium AcetateYttrium Acetate Used for electronic ceramics, glass, and electronics. High purity grades are the materials for tri-bands Rare Earth phosphors and yttrium-iron-garnets.
Yttrium ChlorideYttrium Chloride Widely used in manufacturing electronic ceramics, optical glass, phosphors and laser crystals.