Thulium: uses

The following uses for thulium are gathered from a number of sources as well as from anecdotal comments. I'd be delighted to receive corrections as well as additional referenced uses (please use the feedback mechanism to add uses).

  • 169Tm bombarded in a nuclear reactor can be used as a radiation source in portable X-ray equipment
  • natural thulium has possible use in ferrites (ceramic magnetic materials) used in microwave equipment
  • alloys

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