Erbium(III) boride

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Erbium(III) boride
Names
IUPAC name
Erbium(III) boride
Other names
Erbium tetraboride
Identifiers
12310-44-0
Properties
ErB4
Molar mass 210.503g/mol
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
Infobox references

Erbium boride is a boride of the lanthanide metal erbium.[1]

It is hard and has a high melting point. Industrial applications of erbium boride include use in semiconductors, the blades of gas turbines, and the nozzles of rocket engines.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Perry, Dale L (2011). Handbook of Inorganic Compounds (2 ed.). Taylor & Francis. p. 163. ISBN 9781439814628. Retrieved 14 December 2013. 
  2. ^ American Elements