96Mo Isotope Information and Examples of Enriched 96Mo Applications:

Molybdenum-96 isotope (Mo-96 isotope, 96Mo isotope)

  • 96Mo isotope is used for radionuclide (radioisotope) production for medical purposes;
  • 96Mo isotope is used for research in nuclear physics;

96Mo isotope is available to order from BuyIsotope.com in 96Mo metal chemical form and 96Mo oxide chemical form. Please contact us via request a 96Mo quote BuyIsotope.com to order 96Mo isotope to get 96Mo price to buy 96Mo isotope.

back to Molybdenum isotopes list

96Mo Properties:

Property96Mo
Number of Protons96
Abundance0.1667
Atomic Number42
Atomic Radius139
Atomic Mass95.9
Spin0
Quadrupole Moment0
Electronegativity (Paulig)2.16
Electron Configuration Blockd
VDW Radius (mm3)239
Mass Uncertainty3e-06
g-factor (g value)0
Half LifeStable

Molybdenum Information

Silvery-white, hard metallic transition element. It is chemically unreactive and is not affected by most acids. It oxidizes at high temperatures. There are seven natural isotopes, and four radioisotopes, Mo-93 being the most stable with a half-life of 3500 years. Molybdenum is used in almost all high-strength steels, it has nuclear applications, and is a catalyst in petroleum refining. Discovered in 1778 by Carl Welhelm Scheele of Sweden. Impure metal was prepared in 1782 by Peter Jacob Hjelm. The name comes from the Greek word molybdos which means lead. Trace amounts of molybdenum are required for all known forms of life. All molybdenum compounds should be considered highly toxic, and will also cause severe birth defects.

Its alloys are used in aircraft, missiles, and protective coatings in boiler plate.

back to Molybdenum isotopes list