108Cd Isotope Information and Examples of Enriched 108Cd Applications:

Cadmium-108 isotope (Cd-108 isotope, 108Cd isotope)

  • 108Cd isotope is used for Cadmium-109 radionuclide (radioisotope) production (can be used in X-ray fluorescence analysis);

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108Cd metal Safety Data Sheet (SDS) - Download pdf file
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108Cd oxide Safety Data Sheet (SDS) - Download pdf file
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Properties Of 108Cd Isotope:

Neutron Number (N)60
Atomic Number / Proton Number (Z)48
Mass Number / Nucleon Number (A)108
Natural Abundance (%)0.00888
Atomic Mass (Da)107.904183
Relative Isotopic Mass107.904183
Quadrupole Moment0
g-factor (g value)0
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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