112Cd Isotope Information and Examples of Enriched 112Cd Applications:

Cadmium-112 isotope (Cd-112 isotope, 112Cd isotope)

  • 112Cd isotope is used for production of helium-cadmium lasers;
  • 112Cd isotope is used for Indium-111 and Indium-113m radionuclide (radioisotope) production (can be used in life science for healthcare and medical applications and pharmaceuticals industries);
  • 112Cd isotope is used for production of spectral lamps for reference interferometers and dilatometers;

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112Cd metal Safety Data Sheet (SDS) - Download pdf file
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112Cd oxide Safety Data Sheet (SDS) - Download pdf file
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Properties Of 112Cd Isotope:

Neutron Number (N)64
Atomic Number / Proton Number (Z)48
Mass Number / Nucleon Number (A)112
Natural Abundance (%)0.24109
Atomic Mass (Da)111.902763
Relative Isotopic Mass111.902763
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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