168Er Isotope Applications:

Erbium-168 isotope (Er-168 isotope, 168Er isotope)

  • 168Er isotope is used for Erbium-169 (Er-169 isotope, 169Er isotope) radionuclide (radioisotope) production (can be used in life science for healthcare and medical applications and pharmaceuticals industries);

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Properties of 168Er Isotope:

Properties of 168Er Isotope:168Er
Natural Abundance (%)26.978
Atomic Mass (Da)167.9323702
Relative Isotopic Mass167.9323702
Neutron Number (N)100
Atomic Number (Z)68
Mass Number (A)168
Nucleon Number (A)168
Proton Number (Z)68
Quadrupole Moment0
g-factor (g value)0
Electron Configuration Blockf
Melting Point (K)1802
Boiling Point (K)3141
Specific Heat0.168
Heat of Formation316.4
Thermal Conductivity14.5
Dipole Polarizability 150
Electron Affinity (kJ/mole)0.312
Electronegativity (Pauling scale)1.24
Atomic Radius (pm)176.1с
Covalent Radius (pm)175
VDW Radius (pm)267
Lattice Constant3.56
Crystal StructureHCP
Jmol color#00e675

168Er Information

Erbium is a solid silvery metallic element which belongs to the lanthanoids. It has six natural isotopes that are stable. Totally erbium has 36 isotopes. This element is used in nuclear technology as a neutron absorber. It is being investigated for other possible uses. Erbium was discovered by Carl G. Mosander in 1843.

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

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FAQ about 168Er Isotope:

What is 168Er isotope natural abundance?
Answer: 26.978 %

What is atomic mass for 168Er isotope?
Answer: 167.93237 Da

What is isotopic mass for 168Er isotope?
Answer: 167.93237

How many neutrons does 168Er isotope have?
Answer: 100

How many protons does 168Er isotope have?
Answer: 68

How many electrons does 168Er isotope have?
Answer: 68

What is atomic number for 168Er isotope?
Answer: 68

Is 168Er isotope stable?
Answer: Yes

Is 168Er isotope radioactive?
Answer: No

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