177Hf Isotope Applications:

Hafnium-177 isotope (Hf-177 isotope, 177Hf isotope)

  • 177Hf isotope is used for gamma ray spectrometry;

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Properties of 177Hf Isotope:

Properties of 177Hf Isotope:177Hf
Natural Abundance (%)18.6
Atomic Mass (Da)176.9432207
Relative Isotopic Mass176.9432207
Neutron Number (N)105
Atomic Number (Z)72
Mass Number (A)177
Nucleon Number (A)177
Proton Number (Z)72
Quadrupole Moment3.37
g-factor (g value)0.2267
Electron Configuration Blockd
Melting Point (K)2506
Boiling Point (K)4876
Specific Heat0.146
Heat of Formation618.4
Thermal Conductivity23
Dipole Polarizability 103
Electron Affinity (kJ/mole)0.178
Electronegativity (Pauling scale)1.3
Atomic Radius (pm)159
Covalent Radius (pm)155
VDW Radius (pm)253
Lattice Constant3.2
Crystal StructureHCP
Jmol color#4dc2ff

177Hf Information

Hafnium is a silvery lustrous metallic transition element. It is used in tungsten alloys in filaments and electrodes. This element acts also as a neutron absorber. Hafnium was reported by Urbain firstly in 1911, its existence was finally established by D. Coster in 1923 and by G.C. de Hevesy at the same time. Hafnium has 36 isotopes. 6 of them are naturally occurring, 5 of which are stable.

Hafnium is used in reactor control rods because of its ability to absorb neutrons.

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FAQ about 177Hf Isotope:

What is 177Hf isotope natural abundance?
Answer: 18.600 %

What is atomic mass for 177Hf isotope?
Answer: 176.94322 Da

What is isotopic mass for 177Hf isotope?
Answer: 176.94322

How many neutrons does 177Hf isotope have?
Answer: 105

How many protons does 177Hf isotope have?
Answer: 72

How many electrons does 177Hf isotope have?
Answer: 72

What is atomic number for 177Hf isotope?
Answer: 72

Is 177Hf isotope stable?
Answer: Yes

Is 177Hf isotope radioactive?
Answer: No

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