YTTERBIUM TETRAMETHYLHEPTANEDIONATE

Chemical Information

Synonyms: Ytterbium dipivaloylmethanate

Chemical Formula: Yb(C11H19O2)3

Description: Off white crystalline powder

Trace Elements:

Al < 5 ppm
Ca < 30 ppm
Er < 50 ppm
Fe < 5 ppm
Lu < 50 ppm
Na < 50 ppm
Tm < 50 ppm
Y < 50 ppm
Zn < 10 ppm

Gravimetric: min 99.5%

Insoluble In Hexane: < 0.003%

Trace Elements (Wet Test): Cl < 30 ppm

NOTE: A special higher purity grade is available for fibre optic applications

Additional Information

CAS No.: 15492-52-1

B.P.: Decomposes before reaching boiling point

M.P.: 167°

Solubility in water: Insoluble

Solubility in organics: Soluble in hydrocarbons, alcohols, ketones & esters

Applications

Nano-materials & Thin Films
Catalysis & Synthesis
Optics & Glasses
Energy Conversion & Storage