90Zr Isotope Information and Examples of Enriched 90Zr Applications:

Zirconium-90 isotope (Zr-90 isotope, 90Zr isotope)

  • 90Zr isotope is used for as cladding for nuclear fuel;
  • 90Zr isotope is used for Niobium-90 positron-emitting radionuclide (radioisotope) production (can be used in life science for healthcare and medical applications and pharmaceuticals industries);
  • 90Zr isotope is used for research in nuclear physics;

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90Zr metal Safety Data Sheet (SDS) - Download pdf file
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90Zr oxide Safety Data Sheet (SDS) - Download pdf file
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Properties Of 90Zr Isotope:

Neutron Number (N)50
Atomic Number / Proton Number (Z)40
Mass Number / Nucleon Number (A)90
Natural Abundance (%)0.5145
Atomic Mass (Da)89.9047
Relative Isotopic Mass89.9047
Quadrupole Moment0
g-factor (g value)0
Electron Configuration Blockd
Melting Point (K)2125
Boiling Point (K)4650
Specific Heat0.281
Heat of Formation610
Thermal Conductivity22.7
Dipole Polarizability 112
Electron Affinity (kJ/mole)0.426
Electronegativity (Pauling scale)1.33
Atomic Radius (pm)160
Covalent Radius (pm)155
VDW Radius (pm)254
Lattice Constant3.23
Crystal StructureHEX
Jmol color#94e0e0

Zirconium Information

Grey-white metallic transition element. Five natural isotopes and six radioactive isotopes are known. Used in nuclear reactors for a Neutron absorber. Discovered in 1789 by Martin Klaproth, isolated in 1824 by Berzelius.

Used in alloys such as zircaloy which is used in nuclear applications since it does not readily absorb neutrons. Also baddeleyite is used in lab crucibles. Used in high-performance pumps and valves. Clear zircon (ZrSiO4) is a popular gemstone.

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