172Yb Isotope Information and Examples of Enriched 172Yb Applications:

Ytterbium-172 isotope (Yb-172 isotope, 172Yb isotope)

  • 172Yb isotope is used for research in nuclear physics;

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Properties Of 172Yb Isotope:

Neutron Number (N)102
Atomic Number / Proton Number (Z)70
Mass Number / Nucleon Number (A)172
Natural Abundance (%)0.21754
Atomic Mass (Da)171.93639
Relative Isotopic Mass171.93639
Quadrupole Moment0
g-factor (g value)0
Electron Configuration Blockf
Melting Point (K)1097
Boiling Point (K)1466
Specific Heat0.145
Heat of Formation155.6
Thermal Conductivity
Dipole Polarizability 139
Electron Affinity (kJ/mole)-0.02
Electronegativity (Pauling scale)
Atomic Radius (pm)194
Covalent Radius (pm)175
VDW Radius (pm)279
Lattice Constant5.49
Crystal StructureFCC
Jmol color#00bf38

Ytterbium Information

Silvery metallic element of the lanthanoids. Seven natural isotopes and ten artificial isotopes are known. Used in certain steels. Discovered by J.D.G. Marignac in 1878.

Used in metallurgical and chemical experiments.

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