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What does YB stand for?

YB stands for Ytterbium

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Pertinent data: The LASER 1000 5Ax uses a 20-watt, pulsed Ytterbium pulsed fiber laser (there is a 50-watt option).
Among the topics are squeezing and entanglement in a Bose-Einstein condensate, the stability of the proton-to-electron mass ratio tested with molecules using an optical link to a primary clock, room-temperature atomic ensembles for quantum memory and magnetometry, ultra-cold ytterbium atoms in optical lattices, and laser spectroscopy on relativistic ion beams.
Yttrium, ytterbium, erbium and terbium are all named for Ytterby; many other rare earths have Scandinavian names, such as holmium, named for Stockholm, and scandium, named for Scandinavia.
The rare earth sector covers companies with operations involving exploration, extraction, transport, processing or any other business involving any of the following 17 rare earth elements: Scandium, Yttrium, Lanthanum, Lutetium, Ytterbium, Thulium, Erbium, Holmium, Dysprosium, Terbium, Gadolinium, Europium, Samarium, Promethium, Neodymium, Praseodymium, and Cerium.