• Yttrium - Wikipedia

    en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yttrium Yttrium is a chemical element with the symbol Y and atomic number 39. It is a silvery-metallic transition metal chemically similar to the lanthanides and has often been classified as a "rare-earth element". Yttrium is almost always found in combination with lanthanide elements in rare-earth minerals, ...
  • Yttrium | chemical element | Britannica

    www.britannica.com/science/yttrium Yttrium (Y), chemical element, a rare-earth metal of Group 3 of the periodic table. Yttrium is a silvery white, moderately soft, ductile metal. It is quite stable in air; rapid oxidation begins above approximately 450 °C (840 °F), resulting in Y2O3. The metal readily reacts with diluted
  • Yttrium | Definition of Yttrium at Dictionary.com

    www.dictionary.com/browse/yttrium Yttrium definition, a rare trivalent metallic element, found in gadolinite and other minerals. Symbol: Y; atomic weight: 88.905; atomic number: 39; specific gravity ...
  • Yttrium - Element information, properties and uses ...

    www.rsc.org/periodic-table/element/39/yttrium Yttrium also finds use in fuel cells for powering cars and buses, computers and digital phones and, potentially, buildings. A small amount of yttrium oxide is added to zirconium oxide to make what is known as yttria-stabilized zirconia (also called YSZ).
  • Yttrium - definition of yttrium by The Free Dictionary

    www.thefreedictionary.com/yttrium Define yttrium. yttrium synonyms, yttrium pronunciation, yttrium translation, English dictionary definition of yttrium. n. Symbol Y A silvery, malleable metallic element that is found in the same ores as other rare-earth elements and is used in various metallurgical...
  • Yttrium | Definition of Yttrium by Merriam-Webster

    www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/yttrium Yttrium definition is - a metallic element with atomic number 39 usually included in the rare-earth group that occurs usually with other rare earth elements in minerals and is used especially in phosphors, YAG lasers, alloys, and treatments for certain cancers.
  • Facts About Yttrium | Live Science

    www.livescience.com/34564-yttrium.html Yttrium is widely used to produce phosphors that are used in cell phones and larger display screens as well as general lighting. Yttrium in red phosphors in color television tubes led to ...
  • Yttrium | Article about yttrium by The Free Dictionary

    encyclopedia2.thefreedictionary.com/yttrium Yttrium, scandium, lanthanum, and lanthanides make up the rare earths, a group of elements that are very similar in chemical properties, occurrence in nature, and history of discovery. Yttrium is a light metal, with a density of 4.472 g/cm 3 .
  • Ytterbium - Wikipedia

    en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ytterbium Ytterbium is often the most common substitute in yttrium minerals. In very few known cases/occurrences ytterbium prevails over yttrium, as, e.g., in xenotime-(Yb). A report of native ytterbium from the Moon's regolith is known. Production. It is relatively difficult to separate ytterbium from other lanthanides due to its similar properties. ...
  • Yttrium | Sigma-Aldrich

    www.sigmaaldrich.com/catalog/substance/yttrium8891744065511 Sigma-Aldrich offers a number of Yttrium products. View information & documentation regarding Yttrium, including CAS, MSDS & more.