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What does DY stand for?

DY stands for Dysprosium

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Since many of the current rare earth extraction reagents are sourced from China, there are very few published papers on non-Chinese rare earth reagents, Li's paper, titled "A Novel Clean Metallurgical Process for Bastnaesite" was well received; and - Steve Constantinides, of Arnold Magnetics in the USA, presented a comprehensive picture on the attributes of rare earth magnets in industrial applications, the impact of dysprosium supply shortages on the availability of heat-resistant rare earth magnets, and several material science initiatives underway to reduce dysprosium usage in these magnets through grain boundary engineering and possible substitution of other rare earth elements.
Another feature focuses on the efforts of Toronto-based Avalon Rare Metals to mine rare earth elements like samarium, praseodymium and dysprosium, which are found near Yellowknife in the Canadian North.
Rare earth metals like neodymium and dysprosium are used in the powerful magnets in motors that power hybrid and electric cars, and demand is expected to surge as more of the environmentally friendly cars hit the market.