Ytterbium oxide (Yb2O3)

Ytterbium oxide (Yb2O3)

Ytterbium oxide (Yb2O3) is a white powder whose main application is the production of phosphors.

Yb2O3 is used as a catalyst. It is also used in the production of specialty glass, as an additive in the production of arc lamps, in laser applications and in heat-resistant coatings. It is also used as an additive in the production of security pigments for banknotes, documents, bank wrappers and excise stamps.

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Bruno Dielacher

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Bruno Dielacher

Product Manager

Applications

  • Phosphors – security pigments
  • Optical and special glass
  • Laser production
  • Heat-resistant coatings