Europium

Taylor Williams

Definition of Eurpium

  1. The chemical element of atomic number 63, a soft silvery-white metal of the lanthanide series. Europium oxide is used with yttrium oxide as a red phosphor in color television screens.

Europium in France?

Europium was discovered by Eugène-Antole Demarçay, a French chemist, in 1896.

NUCLIAR USES

Europium is the most reactive of the rare earth elements. There are no commercial applications for europium metal, although it has been used to dope some types of plastics to make lasers. Since it is a good absorber of neutrons, europium is being studied for use in nuclear reactors

Where it was found and some informative areas you could look for information

Sources

Handbook of non-ferrous powder metals

Chemical Reactions Of Europhium

Europium

Life on Lathanides

Europium Element Video