Chemical Elements History and Information Europium

About the chemical element Europium, its symbol, atomic number and weight, who discovered it and when.

The Atomic Elements and Their Uses

(Element) (Symbol) (Atomic number) (Atomic weight)

Europium Eu 63 151.96

Discovered by Eugene Anatole Demarcay of France in 1896. Although the production of blue and green tones for color TV was an easy task, researchers found it difficult to create red. Finally, in 1964, the General Telephone and Electronics Corporation discovered that a combination of europium and yttrium would do the trick.

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