2H Isotope Information and Examples of Enriched 2H Applications:

Deuterium isotope (H-2 isotope, 2H isotope)

  • 2H isotope is used for used to slow down neutrons in heavy water moderated fission reactors (MFR);
  • 2H isotope is used for used in hydrogen nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy (proton NMR);
  • 2H isotope is used for used as a non-radioactive, stable isotopic tracer e.g. in environmental science and chemistry;
  • 2H isotope is used for used for production of deuterated drug or deuterium-containing drugs;

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Properties Of 2H Isotope:

Property2H
Neutron Number (N)1
Atomic Number / Proton Number (Z)1
Mass Number / Nucleon Number (A)2
Natural Abundance (%)0.00028
Atomic Mass (Da)2.01410178
Relative Isotopic Mass2.01410178
Spin1
Quadrupole Moment0.00286
g-factor (g value)0.8574382
Half-life
Group1
Period1
Electron Configuration Blocks
Melting Point (K)14.01
Boiling Point (K)20.28
Specific Heat
Heat of Formation217.998
Thermal Conductivity0.1815
Dipole Polarizability 4.50711
Electron Affinity (kJ/mole)0.754195
Electronegativity (Pauling scale)2.2
Atomic Radius (pm)79
Covalent Radius (pm)25
VDW Radius (pm)162
Lattice Constant3.75
Crystal StructureHEX
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Hydrogen Information

Colourless, odourless gaseous chemical element. Lightest and most abundant element in the universe. Present in water and in all organic compounds. Chemically reacts with most elements. Discovered by Henry Cavendish in 1776.

Most hydrogen is used in the production of ammonia. Also used in balloons and in metal refining. Also used as fuel in rockets. Its two heavier isotopes are: deuterium (D) and tritium (T) used respectively for nuclear fission and fusion.

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