Erbium Nitrate, an important colourant in glass manufacturing and porcelain enamel glazes, and also as main raw material for producing high purity Erbium Oxide. High purity Erbium Nitrate is applied as dopant in making optical fibre and amplifier. It is particularly useful as an amplifier for fiber optic data transfer.
Chemical Formula: Er(NO3)3·xH2O
Appearance: Pink crystalline
Solubleness: Soluble in water, strongly soluble in strong mineral acids
Molecular Weight: 353.27(anhy)
Stability: Slightly hygroscopic