51V Isotope Information and Examples of Enriched 51V Applications:

Vanadium-51 isotope (V-51 isotope, 51V isotope)

  • 51V isotope is used for medical studies;
  • 51V isotope is used for research in nuclear physics;

51V isotope is available to order from BuyIsotope.com in 51V metal chemical form and 51V oxide chemical form. Please contact us via request a 51V quote BuyIsotope.com to order 51V isotope to get 51V price to buy 51V isotope.

back to Vanadium isotopes list

51V Properties:

Property51V
Number of Protons51
Abundance0.9975
Atomic Number23
Atomic Radius134
Atomic Mass50.94
Spin3.5
Quadrupole Moment-0.043
Electronegativity (Paulig)1.63
Electron Configuration Blockd
VDW Radius (mm3)229
Mass Uncertainty6e-06
g-factor (g value)1.471
Half LifeStable

Vanadium Information

Soft and ductile, bright white metal. Good resistance to corrosion by alkalis, sulphuric and hydrochloric acid. It oxidizes readily about 933K. There are two naturally occurring isotopes of vanadium, and 5 radioisotopes, V-49 having the longest half-life at 337 days. Vanadium has nuclear applications, the foil is used in cladding titanium to steel, and vanadium-gallium tape is used to produce a superconductive magnet. Originally discovered by Andres Manuel del Rio of Mexico City in 1801. His discovery went unheeded, however, and in 1820, Nils Gabriel Sefstron of Sweden rediscovered it. Metallic vanadium was isolated by Henry Enfield Roscoe in 1867. The name vanadium comes from Vanadis, a goddess of Scandinavian mythology. Silvery-white metallic transition element. Vanadium is essential to Ascidians. Rats and chickens are also known to require it. Metal powder is a fire hazard, and vanadium compounds should be considered highly toxic. May cause lung cancer if inhaled.

It is mixed with other metals to make very strong and durable alloys. Vanadium pentoxide (V2O5) is used as a catalyst, dye and color-fixer.

back to Vanadium isotopes list