87Rb Isotope Information and Examples of Enriched 87Rb Applications:

Rubidium-87 isotope (Rb-87 isotope, 87Rb isotope)

  • 87Rb isotope is used for production of Bose-Einstein condensates;
  • 87Rb isotope is used for rubidium-strontium dating method;
  • 87Rb isotope is used for as a frequency standard;
  • 87Rb isotope is used for production of optical magnetometers;

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87Rb Properties:

Property87Rb
Number of Protons87
Abundance0.2783
Atomic Number37
Atomic Radius248
Atomic Mass86.91
Spin1.5
Quadrupole Moment0.1335
Electronegativity (Paulig)0.82
Electron Configuration Blocks
VDW Radius (mm3)325
Mass Uncertainty5e-08
g-factor (g value)1.834
Half Life4.923e+10

Rubidium Information

Soft silvery metallic element, belongs to group 1 of the periodic table. Rb-97, the naturally occurring isotope, is radioactive. It is highly reactive, with properties similar to other elements in group 1, like igniting spontaneously in air. Discovered spectroscopically in 1861 by W. Bunsen and G.R. Kirchoff.

Used as a catalyst, photocells, and vacuum and cathode-ray tubes.

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