Yttrium(III) nitrate is an inorganic compound with the formula Y(NO3)3. The hexahydrate is the most common form commercially available.
Molecular Weight:292.94 g/mol
Appearance:White crystals, powder, or chunks
It is used as a reagent, in optics, ceramics, glass and electronics. It is used in superconducting materials. It has been reported as a reusable catalyst in Bignelli reaction for the synthesis of heterocycles such as pyrimidin-2-ones. It is a powerful catalyst for the synthesis of some supramolecules such as calix resorcinarenes, 1,8-dioxooctahydroxanthenes, 2-amino-4H-chromenes, and several other organic condensation products.