Ytterbium compounds: ytterbium telluride

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The ytterbium in ytterbium telluride formally is in the oxidation state 2.

Crystal structure of ytterbium telluride

Ytterbium telluride

  • Formula as often written: YbTe
  • Hill system formula: Te1Yb1
  • CAS registry number: [12125-58-5]
  • Formula weight: 300.64
  • Class: telluride

Synonyms

  • ytterbium telluride
  • ytterbium(II) telluride

Physical properties

  • Colour:
  • Appearance: solid
  • Melting point:
  • Boiling point:
  • Density:

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Element analysis

Element percentages for the elements in ytterbium telluride
Element %
Te 42.44
Yb 57.56

Synthesis

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Solid state structure

  • Geometry of ytterbium:
  • Prototypical structure: NaCl (rock salt)

Crystal structure of ytterbium telluride

Isotope pattern

What follows is the calculated isotope pattern for the YbTe unit with the most intense ion set to 100%.

Formula: Yb1Te1

mass  %
290   0.0 
291 0.1
292 0.5
293 2.1 _
294 4.5 __
295 7.7 ____
296 18.5 _________
297 26.9 _____________
298 41.1 _____________________
299 50.1 _________________________
300 73.5 _____________________________________
301 54.6 ___________________________
302 100.0 __________________________________________________
303 27.4 ______________
304 74.3 _____________________________________
305 0.0
306 21.6 ___________

References

The data on these compounds pages are assembled and adapted from the primary literature and several other sources including the following.

  • R.T. Sanderson in Chemical Periodicity, Reinhold, New York, USA, 1960.
  • N.N. Greenwood and A. Earnshaw in Chemistry of the Elements, 2nd edition, Butterworth, UK, 1997.
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  • A.F. Trotman-Dickenson, (ed.) in Comprehensive Inorganic Chemistry, Pergamon, Oxford, UK, 1973.
  • R.W.G. Wyckoff, in Crystal Structures, volume 1, Interscience, John Wiley & Sons, 1963.
  • A.R.West in Basic solid state chemistry Chemistry, John Wiley & Sons, 1999.
  • A.F. Wells in Structural inorganic chemistry, 4th edition, Oxford, UK, 1975.
  • J.D.H. Donnay, (ed.) in Crystal data determinative tables, ACA monograph number 5, American Crystallographic Association, USA, 1963.
  • D.R. Lide, (ed.) in Chemical Rubber Company handbook of chemistry and physics, CRC Press, Boca Raton, Florida, USA, 77th edition, 1996.
  • J.W. Mellor in A comprehensive treatise on inorganic and theoretical chemistry, volumes 1-16, Longmans, London, UK, 1922-1937.
  • J.E. Macintyre (ed.) in Dictionary of inorganic compounds, volumes 1-3, Chapman & Hall, London, UK, 1992.

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