180Ta Isotope Applications:

Tantalum-180 isotope (Ta-180 isotope, 180Ta isotope)

  • 180Ta isotope is used for research in nuclear physics;

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Properties of 180Ta Isotope:

Properties of 180Ta Isotope:180Ta
Natural Abundance (%)0.01201
Atomic Mass (Da)179.9474648
Relative Isotopic Mass179.9474648
Neutron Number (N)107
Atomic Number (Z)73
Mass Number (A)180
Nucleon Number (A)180
Proton Number (Z)73
Quadrupole Moment0
g-factor (g value)0
Electron Configuration Blockd
Melting Point (K)3290
Boiling Point (K)5731
Specific Heat0.14
Heat of Formation782
Thermal Conductivity57.5
Dipole Polarizability 74
Electron Affinity (kJ/mole)0.323
Electronegativity (Pauling scale)1.5
Atomic Radius (pm)146b
Covalent Radius (pm)145
VDW Radius (pm)243
Lattice Constant3.31
Crystal StructureBCC (α-Ta) / TET (β-Ta)
Jmol color#4da6ff

180Ta Information

Tantalum is a hard blue-grey metallic transition element. Totally there are 36 isotopes of tantalum. It has 2 natural isotopes - Ta-181 and Ta-180m. Ta-181 is a stable isotope, and Ta-180m is a stable isomer and it is the only naturally occurring one. Tantalum is used in surgery as it is unreactive. This element forms a protective oxide layer in air. Tantalum was identified by Ekeberg in 1802 and was isolated by Jons J. Berzelius in 1820.

Tantalum is used often as an economical substitute for platinum. Tantalum pentoxide is used in capacitors and in camera lenses to increase refracting power. It and its alloys are corrosion and wear resistant so it is used to make surgical and dental tools.

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FAQ about 180Ta Isotope:

What is 180Ta isotope natural abundance?
Answer: 0.012 %

What is atomic mass for 180Ta isotope?
Answer: 179.94746 Da

What is isotopic mass for 180Ta isotope?
Answer: 179.94746

How many neutrons does 180Ta isotope have?
Answer: 107

How many protons does 180Ta isotope have?
Answer: 73

How many electrons does 180Ta isotope have?
Answer: 73

What is atomic number for 180Ta isotope?
Answer: 73

Is 180Ta isotope stable?
Answer: No

Is 180Ta isotope radioactive?
Answer: Yes

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