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Yttrium Oxide (Y2O3) Nanopowder

CAS Number 1314-36-9

2D Materials, Low Dimensional Materials, Materials, Metal Oxides

Product Code M2397A1-50g
Price £150 ex. VAT

Yttrium Oxide (Y2O3) Nanopowder, < 50 nm average particle size, >99.999% purity

High purity Yttrium Oxide (Y2O3) Nanopowder for applications in biomedical imaging, solar energy processes, lithium-ion batteries, and rare-earth-doped lasers

Technical Data | MSDS | Literature and Reviews

Yttrium oxide (Y2O3, CAS number 1314-36-9), known as yttria, a highly stable rare earth heavy metal oxide. It is widely used to make phosphors Eu:Y2Owhich exhibits sharp red emissions.

Y2O3 films exhibit excellent electronic properties such as optical transparency over a broad spectral range (0.2 – 8 μm), high dielectric constant (∼ 14 – 18), high refractive index (∼ 2), large band gap (∼ 5.8 eV), low absorption (from near-UV to IR), and superior electrical break-down strength (> 3 MV/cm). Yttrium oxide, as an important phosphor material, has been widely applied in fields of white LED phosphors, solid lighting, and fluorescence sensors. Yttrium oxide nanostructures have been proven to be an excellent host matrix to rare earth ions such as Eu3+, Tb3+ and Yb3+. Yttrium oxide doped with europium (Y2O3:Eu) is a luminescent material with red-orange emission, excitation by electrons (cathodoluminescence). Y2O3:Er particles and the surface modification of these particles with double layers of PAAc (acrylic acid) as an interfacing agent and acetal-PEG-b-PAMA led to successful NIR imaging nanoparticles. With great thermal, chemical, and mechanical stabilities and its unique optoelectronic properties, yttrium oxide also finds applications in solar energy processes, lithium-ion batteries, and components for rare-earth-doped lasers.

High Purity Yttrium Oxide

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>99.999% Yttrium Oxide Purity

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Different Forms of Yttrium Oxide

Large Band Gap

∼ 5.8 eV

Technical Data

CAS Number 1314-36-9
Chemical Formula Y2O3
Molecular Weight 225.81 g/mol
Chemical Name Yttrium oxide
Synonyms Yttria, Yttrium sesquioxide
Classification / Family 2D semiconducting materials, nanomaterials, Solid lighting, metal oxides
Colour White powder

Yttrium Oxide (Y2O3) Nanopowder

Product Code M2397A1
Average Particle Size (APS) < 50 nm
Specific Surface Area (SSA) 25 m2/g – 45 m2/g
True Density 5.01 g/cm3
Bulk Density 0.3 g/cm3
Melting Point 2450 °C (lit.)
Purity  > 99.999%

Pricing Table

Product Code Weight Price
M2397A1 50 g £150
M2397A1 100 g £240
M2397A1 250 g £480

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MSDS Documents

Yttrium oxide (Y2O3) nanoparticles MSDSYttrium Oxide Nanopowder MSDS Sheet


  1. Structure, morphology and optical properties of nanocrystalline yttrium oxide (Y2O3) thin films, V. Mudavakkat et al., Opt. Mater., 34 (5), 893-900 (2012); DOI: 10.1016/j.optmat.2011.11.027.
  2. Growth and Performance of Yttrium Oxide as an Ideal High-κ Gate Dielectric for Carbon-Based Electronics, Z. Wang et al., Nano Lett., 10 (6), 2024–2030 (2010); DOI: 10.1021/nl100022u.
  3. Thermal and Plasma-Enhanced Atomic Layer Deposition of Yttrium Oxide Films and the Properties of Water Wettability, B. Zhao et al., ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 12 (2), 3179–3187 (2020); DOI: 10.1021/acsami.9b18412.
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