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Title: Metals fact sheet: Holmium/thulium

This article discusses the geology, exploitation, market, and applications of holmium and thulium. Holmium and thulium are important part in the development of specific laser technologies, x-ray film and high-temperature superconductors.
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
426185
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: Elements; Journal Volume: 5; Journal Issue: 1; Other Information: PBD: Feb-Mar 1996
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
36 MATERIALS SCIENCE; 29 ENERGY PLANNING AND POLICY; HOLMIUM; SUPPLY AND DEMAND; MINERAL RESOURCES; THULIUM; MARKET; PRICES; HOLMIUM OXIDES; THULIUM OXIDES; LASERS; HIGH-TC SUPERCONDUCTORS