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Atomic no.:
Atom. weight: 151
Density: 5
Rare earth metal
Melting point: 826°C
Boiling point: 1439°C
Colour: Array
Discoverer: Eugéne Anatole Demarcay
Place: Paris, France
Year: 1901

Discovered by E.A. Demarçay in 1901 in Paris, France. The most reactive member of the lanthanide group of elements and one of the less abundant (2.1 ppm in the Earth's crust), europium is a ductile silvery metal which reacts rapidly with air and water. As a result of its reactive nature, the metal has limited applications, but some is used in the manufacture of thin-film superconductor alloys. Europium is also used as control rod material in nuclear reactors due to its ability to absorb neutrons.

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 Europium 3+ doped fluorescent glass bead NEW!  Art. Nr. 004860  
Europium 3+ doped fluorescent glass bead NEW!
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Glass bead doped with 1 mol% Europium(III) oxide - NEW! red fluorecence!

Size about 13mm - weight ~ 1.5g - Material: BaZnB: Eu3+ 1 mol%

Nice optical glass bead. Each one handmade in our lab.

  • White at normal light
  • Red Orange (strong peak @ 611 nm) under UV excitation

FREE UV lamp when buying at least 5 glass beads (same or different items)

Please do not use common UV LEDs, they produce wavelengths above 390 nm and are not suitable! Blacklight tubes work best! The UV lamp used for the photos has a wavelength of 365nm



Amount: 1 St. / 1 pc.
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Packing: PE foil
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5-9 pcs.: 33.00 Euro
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