Ytterbium (Yb) Powder
Ytterbium Powder has a lot of important applications due to its incredible characteristics. It has atomic number 70 and the symbol Yb. It is related to the lanthanide series. It cannot be found free in the universe. It is highly reactive in nature with air and water. It also highly oxidizes. One of the most essential uses of ytterbium powder is in the industry of stainless steel. It increases the strength of stainless steel and works as purifiers in the steel industry. Being an essential element of solid-state lasers, it works as the doping material. It is also a vital element of the production of ceramics and optical fiber. It is widely used in laser technology. Ytterbium is an important element of the x-ray machine due to its radioactive properties. Malleable and ductile with easy in handling, the unique characteristics of ytterbium gives rise to many applications.