106Cd Isotope Information and Examples of Enriched 106Cd Applications:

Cadmium-106 isotope (Cd-106 isotope, 106Cd isotope)

  • 106Cd isotope is used for studies of double beta decay;

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106Cd metal Safety Data Sheet (SDS) - Download pdf file
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106Cd oxide Safety Data Sheet (SDS) - Download pdf file
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Properties Of 106Cd Isotope:

Property106Cd
Neutron Number (N)58
Atomic Number / Proton Number (Z)48
Mass Number / Nucleon Number (A)106
Natural Abundance (%)0.01245
Atomic Mass (Da)105.90646
Relative Isotopic Mass105.90646
Spin0
Quadrupole Moment0
g-factor (g value)0
Half-life
Group12
Period5
Electron Configuration Blockd
Melting Point (K)594.1
Boiling Point (K)1038
Specific Heat0.232
Heat of Formation111.8
Thermal Conductivity96.9
Dipole Polarizability 46
Electron Affinity (kJ/mole)
Electronegativity (Pauling scale)1.69
Atomic Radius (pm)154
Covalent Radius (pm)155
VDW Radius (pm)250
Lattice Constant2.98
Crystal StructureHEX
Jmol color#ffd98f

Cadmium Information

Soft bluish metal belonging to group 12 of the periodic table. Extremely toxic even in low concentrations. Chemically similar to zinc, but lends itself to more complex compounds. Discovered in 1817 by F. Stromeyer.

Used in nickel-cadmium batteries. Also in electroplating steel and in the manufacture of berings. Its compounds are found in paint pigments and a wide variety of intense colors. Boiling cadmium gives off a weird, yellow-colored vapor that is poisonous.

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