Ytterbium is the seventy element in the periodic table. A periodic table contains 118 elements distributed in 7 rows and 18 columns. The rows are known as periods and the columns are the groups of the periodic table. The elements of the periodic table are arranged according to their atomic number.
Basic elemental properties of Ytterbium
There are 118 different elements in the periodic table but there are some basic elemental properties of each. In a periodic table, elements with basic elemental properties are grouped together. Basic elemental properties of Ytterbium are:
Atomic Symbol of Ytterbium
Every element in the periodic table has its atomic symbol or chemical symbol for representation. The atomic symbol of Ytterbium is “Yb”
Atomic Number of Ytterbium
Elements in the periodic table are arranged in groups and periods on the basis of their atomic number.
Atomic number is the number of protons present in the nucleus of an atom. The atomic number of Ytterbium is 70. This shows Ytterbium is the seventy element of the periodic table.
Short Electronic Configuration of Ytterbium
Short Electronic Configuration of Ytterbium is [Xe]6s2 4 f14
Block of Ytterbium in Periodic Table
There are four blocks (s, p, d, f) in the periodic table. Ytterbium belongs to the f-block of the periodic table. F block is the fourth block in the periodic table.
Period of Ytterbium in Periodic Table
Periodic table is arranged in periods and groups. The rows going across left to right are periods and Ytterbium is placed in the sixth period. Elements that are present in a period share common properties .
Atomic Mass of Ytterbium
Atomic mass is the mass of an atom and the atomic mass of Ytterbium is 173.045 u. If we round off the atomic mass of Ytterbium, we get 173 u.
Thermodynamic properties of Ytterbium
Thermodynamic properties are the characteristic features of a system, capable of specifying the system's state. The thermodynamic properties of an element include chemical, physical and thermal properties. The thermodynamic properties of Ytterbium are:
Phase at STP
Phase at STP is the state in which an element is present. The stp phase of Ytterbium is “Solid”.
Melting Point of Ytterbium
Melting point is a temperature at which an element of substance changes its state from solid to liquid. The melting point of Ytterbium gas is 819 °C.
Boiling Point of Ytterbium
A boiling point is a temperature at which an element of a substance starts turning into vapors. The boiling point of Ytterbium gas is 1196 °C.
Molar Heat of Fusion of Ytterbium
Molar Heat of Fusion is the energy required to melt each mole of substance. The molar heat of fusion of Ytterbium is 7.7 kJ/mol.
Molar heat of Vaporization
The Molar heat of vaporization is the heat absorbed by the one specific mole of a substance. The molar heat of vaporization of Ytterbium gas is 160 kJ/mol.
Specific heat at STP
The specific heat of Ytterbium at STP is 154 J(kgK).
These are some of the main thermodynamic properties of Ytterbium. Let’s find out all the material properties of Ytterbium.
We have discussed basic elemental properties and thermodynamic properties of Ytterbium gas. Besides these, there are many material properties of Ytterbium as well. Some of the material properties include density, molar volume, refractive index and thermal conductivity.
Density of Ytterbium
The density of Ytterbium element is 6.57 g/cm3
Liquid Density of Ytterbium element
The liquid density of Ytterbium atom is 6.21 g/cm3
Molar Volume of Ytterbium
The molar volume of Ytterbium is 26.34cm3/mol
Bulk modulus of Ytterbium Gas
The bulk modulus of Ytterbium Gas is 31 GPa
Shear modulus of Ytterbium atom
The shear modulus of Ytterbium element 9.9 GPa
Young's modulus of Ytterbium
The young's modulus of Ytterbium atom 24 GPa
Ultimate tensile strength of Ytterbium element
The ultimate tensile strength of Ytterbium gas is 72 MPa.
Sound speed of Ytterbium atom
The sound speed of Ytterbium gas is 1590 m/s
Thermal expansion of Ytterbium
The thermal expansion of Ytterbium is 2.63 x 10-5 K-1
Thermal Conductivity of Ytterbium
The thermal conductivity of Ytterbium is 39 W/(mK)
These are the main material properties of Ytterbium.
Electromagnetic properties of Ytterbium
When there is any emission or absorption of electromagnetic radiations, a martial responds to these changes. All elements of a periodic table have electromagnetic properties. Some of the main electromagnetic properties of Ytterbium gas include magnetic types, magnetic volume, mass magnetic susceptibility and color.
Electric type of Ytterbium
The magnetic type Ytterbium refers to the fact that it is a conductor.
Resistivity of Ytterbium element
The resistivity of Ytterbium element is 2.8 x 10-7 Ωm
Electrical conductivity of Ytterbium gas
The electrical conductivity of Ytterbium element is 3.6 x 106 s/m
Magnetic type of Ytterbium element
The magnetic type of Ytterbium atom is paramagnetic
Volume Magnetic Susceptibility of Ytterbium
The volume magnetic susceptibility of Ytterbium is 3.88 x 10 -5
Mass Magnetic Susceptibility of Ytterbium
The mass magnetic susceptibility of Ytterbium is 5.9 x 10-9 m3/kg
Molar Magnetic Susceptibility of Ytterbium
The molar magnetic susceptibility of Ytterbium gas is 1.02 x 10-9 m3/mol
Color of Ytterbium Gas
The color of Ytterbium gas is silver.
These are some of the main electromagnetic properties of Ytterbium gas.
Reactivity of Ytterbium
Valency of Ytterbium
The valency of a Ytterbium element is a number that represents the ability of an atom to combine with other atoms. The valency of Ytterbium is 3.
Electron affinity of Ytterbium
Electron affinity of Ytterbium gas is the energy released when one electron is added to a neutral atom to form an anion. The electron affinity of Ytterbium is 50 kJ/mol
First ionization energy of Ytterbium
It is the energy to remove the outermost electron from the neutral atom in the gas phase. The first ionization energy of Ytterbium is 603.4 kJ/mol
The atomic properties of Ytterbium have term symbol, atomic radius, covalent radius, van der waals radius.
Term Symbol of Ytterbium
The term symbol specifies the electronic state of an atom. The term symbol of Ytterbium atom is 1 S0
Atomic Radius of Ytterbium
The total distance from an atom's nucleus to the outermost orbital of an electron is its atomic radius. The atomic radius of Ytterbium is 175 pm.
Covalent Radius of Ytterbium
Covalent radius is the measurement of an atom's size that forms a covalent bond. The covalent radius of Ytterbium is 187 pm.
Abundances of Ytterbium
It is the measure that tells us about the percentage of which it is present.
Abundance of Ytterbium in the universe
The abundance of Ytterbium in the universe is 2 x 10-7 mass %
Abundance of Ytterbium in the solar system
The abundance of Ytterbium in the solar system is 1 x 10-7 mass %
Abundance of Ytterbium in earth's crust
The abundance of Ytterbium in earth's crust is 2.8 x 10-4 mass %
Abundance of Ytterbium in ocean
The abundance of Ytterbium in ocean is 8 x 10-11 mass %
Universe Molar Abundances of Ytterbium
The universe molar abundances of Ytterbium is 1 x 10-9 mol %
Solar Molar Abundances of Ytterbium
The solar molar abundances of Ytterbium is 9.9 x 10 -10 mol %
Ocean Molar Abundances of Ytterbium
The ocean molar abundances of Ytterbium is 2.9 x 10-12 mol %
Crust Molar Abundances of Ytterbium
The crust molar abundances of Ytterbium is 3.3 x 10-5 mol %
Nuclear properties of Ytterbium
Half life of Ytterbium
Half life is the time for the radioactivity of a specified isotope to fall to half its original value. The half Life of Ytterbium is stable.
Stable isotopes of Ytterbium
The stable isotopes of Ytterbium are 168 Yb (31.83%)
Nuclear Spin of Ytterbium
The nuclear spin of Ytterbium is 168 Yb: 0+
Unstable isotopes of Ytterbium
The unstable isotopes of Ytterbium is 169 Yb (32.03 days)
Neutron Cross Section of Ytterbium
The neutron cross section of Ytterbium is 35 b
Identifiers of Ytterbium
CAS Number of Ytterbium
The CAS number of Ytterbium is 7440-64-4
PubChem CID number of Ytterbium
The PubChem CID number of Ytterbium is 23992