• 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 - 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 | History, Uses, Facts, Physical & Chemical ...

    periodic-table.com/yttrium Yttrium was discovered in 1789. Its chemical properties are similar to the elements in the lanthanides series of the periodic table. It is widely used in cathode ray tube display in television, mobiles and laptops.
  • Yttrium | Y - PubChem

    pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/compound/yttrium An element of the rare earth family of metals. It has the atomic symbol Y, atomic number 39, and atomic weight 88. 91. In conjunction with other rare earths, yttrium is used as a phosphor in television receivers and is a component of the yttrium-aluminum garnet (YAG) lasers.
  • 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 Facts - Chemical & Physical Properties

    www.thoughtco.com/yttrium-facts-606620 Yttrium aluminum garnets, with a hardness of 8.5, are used to simulate diamond gemstones. Small quantities of yttrium may be added to reduce the grain size in chromium, molybdenum, zirconium, and titanium, and to increase the strength of aluminum and magnesium alloys. Yttrium is used as a deoxidizer for vanadium and other nonferrous metals.
  • Yttrium - Periodic table

    www.chemicool.com/elements/yttrium.html Yttrium is used as a catalyst in ethylene polymerization. Yttrium-90, a radioactive isotope, is used in treatments for various cancers and is used in precision medical needles to sever pain-transmitting nerves in the spinal cord. Yttrium oxide is the most important compound of yttrium.
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