196Hg Isotope Information and Examples of Enriched 196Hg Applications:

Mercury-196 isotope (Hg-196 isotope, 196Hg isotope)

  • 196Hg isotope is used for used in metrology to create optical frequency reference points;
  • 196Hg isotope is used for development and production of electrodeless lamps for atomic absorption analyser;
  • 196Hg isotope is used for Mössbauer research in metallurgy;
  • 196Hg isotope is used for production of Mercury-197 radioisotope (Hg-197 radioisotope, 197Hg radioisotope) for medical application e.g. to diagnose kidney disease;
  • 196Hg isotope is used for production of Mercury-197 radioisotope (Hg-197 radioisotope, 197Hg radioisotope) in technology for production of Gamma-ray sources during light alloy testing and for experiments using the Mössbauer effect;

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Properties Of 196Hg Isotope:

Property196Hg
Neutron Number (N)116
Atomic Number / Proton Number (Z)80
Mass Number / Nucleon Number (A)196
Natural Abundance (%)0.0015
Atomic Mass (Da)195.96583
Relative Isotopic Mass195.96583
Spin0
Quadrupole Moment0
g-factor (g value)0
Half-life
Group12
Period6
Electron Configuration Blockd
Melting Point (K)234.28
Boiling Point (K)629.73
Specific Heat0.138
Heat of Formation61.38
Thermal Conductivity8.3
Dipole Polarizability 33.91
Electron Affinity (kJ/mole)
Electronegativity (Pauling scale)1.9
Atomic Radius (pm)157
Covalent Radius (pm)150
VDW Radius (pm)253
Lattice Constant2.99
Crystal StructureRHL
Jmol color#b8b8d0

Mercury Information

Heavy silvery liquid metallic element, belongs to the zinc group. Used in thermometers, barometers and other scientific apparatus. Less reactive than zinc and cadmium, does not displace hydrogen from acids. Forms a number of complexes and organomercury compounds.

Used in thermometers, barometers, and batteries. Also used in electrical switches and mercury-vapor lighting products.

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