181Ta Isotope Information and Examples of Enriched 181Ta Applications:

Tantalum-181 isotope (Ta-181 isotope, 181Ta isotope)

  • 181Ta isotope is used for use in medical generation of W-183m ;

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181Ta Properties:

Property181Ta
Number of Protons181
Abundance0.9999
Atomic Number73
Atomic Radius149
Atomic Mass180.9
Spin3.5
Quadrupole Moment3.17
Electronegativity (Paulig)1.5
Electron Configuration Blockd
VDW Radius (mm3)243
Mass Uncertainty2e-05
g-factor (g value)0.6773
Half LifeStable

Tantalum Information

Heavy blue-grey metallic transition element. Ta-181 is a stable isotope, and Ta-180 is a radioactive isotope, with a half-life in excess of 10^7 years. Used in surgery as it is unreactive. Forms a passive oxide layer in air. Identified in 1802 by Ekeberg and isolated in 1820 by Jons J. Berzelius.

Often used 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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