60Ni Isotope Information and Examples of Enriched 60Ni Applications:

Nickel-60 isotope (Ni-60 isotope, 60Ni isotope)

  • 60Ni isotope is used for neutron studies of amorphous metal structures;
  • 60Ni isotope is used for production of neutron filters;
  • 60Ni isotope is used for Cobalt-57 radionuclide (radioisotope) production (can be used in life science for healthcare and medical applications and pharmaceuticals industries);
  • 60Ni isotope is used for as a reference in elemental analysis through secondary ion mass spectrometry;

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60Ni metal Safety Data Sheet (SDS) - Download pdf file
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60Ni oxide Safety Data Sheet (SDS) - Download pdf file
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Properties Of 60Ni Isotope:

Neutron Number (N)32
Atomic Number / Proton Number (Z)28
Mass Number / Nucleon Number (A)60
Natural Abundance (%)0.262231
Atomic Mass (Da)59.930786
Relative Isotopic Mass59.930786
Quadrupole Moment0
g-factor (g value)0
Electron Configuration Blockd
Melting Point (K)1726
Boiling Point (K)3005
Specific Heat0.443
Heat of Formation430.1
Thermal Conductivity90.9
Dipole Polarizability 49
Electron Affinity (kJ/mole)1.156
Electronegativity (Pauling scale)1.91
Atomic Radius (pm)124
Covalent Radius (pm)135
VDW Radius (pm)222
Lattice Constant3.52
Crystal StructureFCC
Jmol color#50d050

Nickel Information

Malleable ductile silvery metallic transition element. Discovered by A.F. Cronstedt in 1751.

Used in electroplating and metal alloys because of its resistance to corrosion. Also in nickel-cadmium batteries; as a catalyst and for coins.

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