170Er Isotope Information and Examples of Enriched 170Er Applications:

Erbium-170 isotope (Er-170 isotope, 170Er isotope)

  • 170Er isotope is used for Erbium-171 radionuclide (radioisotope) production (can be used in life science for healthcare and medical applications and pharmaceuticals industries);
  • 170Er isotope is used for research in nuclear physics;

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Properties Of 170Er Isotope:

Neutron Number (N)102
Atomic Number / Proton Number (Z)68
Mass Number / Nucleon Number (A)170
Natural Abundance (%)0.1491
Atomic Mass (Da)169.93547
Relative Isotopic Mass169.93547
Quadrupole Moment0
g-factor (g value)0
Electron Configuration Blockf
Melting Point (K)1802
Boiling Point (K)3136
Specific Heat0.168
Heat of Formation316.4
Thermal Conductivity
Dipole Polarizability 150
Electron Affinity (kJ/mole)
Electronegativity (Pauling scale)1.24
Atomic Radius (pm)178
Covalent Radius (pm)175
VDW Radius (pm)267
Lattice Constant3.56
Crystal StructureHEX
Jmol color#00e675

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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