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Erbium

History


The first was Carl Masander who got an oxide of erbium in 1843, while investigating erbium concentrates. Its name got from the name of the village of Ytterbium, Ytterby Sweden; lat. Erbium.


Nowadays


The main application erbium is grade glass. It is able to absorb infrared light. This property is essential for protective glasses of welders, glassblower. Erbium is also used in lasers. He is added in metal alloys, such as vanadium to increase durability. The pink color is used in the manufacture of ceramics and glaze. There is also growing of using of erbium in the direction of the nuclear industry, namely in governing rods.

Date ASIA EUROPE USA
26/12/2009 240 240 240
19/12/2009 240 240 240
12/12/2009 240 240 240
05/12/2009 240 240 240
28/11/2009 240 240 240
21/11/2009 240 240 240
14/11/2009 240 240 240
07/11/2009 240 240 240
31/10/2009 240 240 240
24/10/2009 240 240 240
17/10/2009 240 240 240
10/10/2009 240 240 240
02/10/2009 240 240 240
25/09/2009 241.2 241.2 241.2
18/09/2009 241.2 241.2 241.2
12/09/2009 241.2 241.2 241.2
05/09/2009 241.2 241.2 241.2
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