166Er Isotope Information and Examples of Enriched 166Er Applications:

Erbium-166 isotope (Er-166 isotope, 166Er isotope)

  • 166Er isotope is used for research in nuclear physics;

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166Er Properties:

Number of Protons166
Atomic Number68
Atomic Radius178
Atomic Mass165.9
Quadrupole Moment0
Electronegativity (Paulig)1.24
Electron Configuration Blockf
VDW Radius (mm3)267
Mass Uncertainty2e-05
g-factor (g value)0
Half LifeStable

Erbium Information

Soft silvery metallic element which belongs to the lanthanoids. Six natural isotopes that are stable. Twelve artificial isotopes are known. Used in nuclear technology as a neutron absorber. It is being investigated for other possible uses. Discovered by Carl G. Mosander in 1843.

Erbium oxide is used in ceramics to obtain a pink glaze. Also a few uses in the nuclear industry and as an alloying agent for other exotic metals. For example, it increases the malleability of vanadium.

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