56Fe Isotope Information and Examples of Enriched 56Fe Applications:

Iron-56 isotope (Fe-56 isotope, 56Fe isotope)

  • 56Fe isotope is used for low-level neutron flux detection and neutron spectra measurement;
  • 56Fe isotope is used for Cobalt-55 positron-emitting isotope production (can be used in life science for healthcare and medical applications and pharmaceuticals industries);
  • 56Fe isotope is used for production of accurate neutron filters;
  • 56Fe isotope is used for iron iodide and iron bromide lamp;
  • 56Fe isotope is used for Mössbauer spectroscopy: production of gamma quantum sources and polarized emission sources;

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56Fe Properties:

Property56Fe
Number of Protons56
Abundance0.9175
Atomic Number26
Atomic Radius126
Atomic Mass55.93
Spin0
Quadrupole Moment0
Electronegativity (Paulig)1.83
Electron Configuration Blockd
VDW Radius (mm3)223
Mass Uncertainty3e-06
g-factor (g value)0
Half LifeStable

Iron Information

Silvery malleable and ductile metallic transition element. Has nine isotopes and is the fourth most abundant element in the earth's crust. Required by living organisms as a trace element (used in hemoglobin in humans.) Quite reactive, oxidizes in moist air, displaces hydrogen from dilute acids and combines with nonmetallic elements.

Used in steel and other alloys. Essential for humans. It is the chief constituent of hemoglobin which carries oxygen in blood vessels. Its oxides are used in magnetic tapes and disks.

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