erbium oxide

erbium oxide

[′ər·bē·əm ′äk‚sīd]
(inorganic chemistry)
Er2O3 Pink powder that is insoluble in water; used as an actuator for phosphors and in manufacture of glass that absorbs in the infrared. Also known as erbia.
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Mohamad, "Green emission of tellurite based glass containing erbium oxide nanoparticles," Journal of Nanomaterials, vol.
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Individual heavy rare earth element grades were 0.03 kg/t europium oxide, 0.27 kg/t gadolinium oxide, 0.05 kg/t terbium oxide, 0.29 kg/t dysprosium oxide, 0.06 kg/t holmium oxide, 0.15 kg/t erbium oxide, 0.02 kg/t thulium oxide, 0.11 kg/t ytterbium oxide, 0.01 kg/t lutetium oxide and 1.88 kg/t yttrium oxide.
Erbium oxide is one of the most potential candidates among the lanthanide group in the pursuit of photonic materials research.