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Ytterbium Fluoride (YbF3) Pieces Evaporation Materials


We sell these pellets and pieces by unit weight for evaporation use in deposition processes. These approximate materials prices are published to provide budgetary guidelines. Actual prices can very and may be higher or lower, as determined by availability and market fluctuations. Contact international@lesker.com for current pricing.


Ytterbium fluoride is an inorganic chemical compound with a chemical composition of YbF3. It is white and crystalline in appearance with a melting point of 1,157°C and a vapor pressure of 10-4 Torr at ~800°C. Users of ytterbium fluoride will utilize it in place of thorium fluoride (ThF4) which is radioactive. It is evaporated under vacuum for the production of IR lasers and filters.

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Ordering Table

Material Size Quantity Purity Color Part # Price Add To
Material Size Quantity Purity Color Part # Price Add To
Ytterbium Fluoride 1mm - 6mm 50 g 99.9% White to Grey EVMYBF301-6MMPMB P.O.R.
Ytterbium Fluoride 1mm - 6mm 500 g 99.90% White to Grey EVMYBF301-6MMPMT P.O.R.