98Mo Isotope Information and Examples of Enriched 98Mo Applications:

Molybdenum-98 isotope (Mo-98 isotope, 98Mo isotope)

  • 98Mo isotope is used for radionuclide (radioisotope) production for medical purposes e.g. diagnosis of diseases of brain, liver, kidneys, lungs, gallbladder, lymph nodes, various types of tumours;

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98Mo metal Safety Data Sheet (SDS) - Download pdf file
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Properties Of 98Mo Isotope:

Property98Mo
Neutron Number (N)56
Atomic Number / Proton Number (Z)42
Mass Number / Nucleon Number (A)98
Natural Abundance (%)0.24292
Atomic Mass (Da)97.905405
Relative Isotopic Mass97.905405
Spin0
Quadrupole Moment0
g-factor (g value)0
Half-life
Group6
Period5
Electron Configuration Blockd
Melting Point (K)2890
Boiling Point (K)4885
Specific Heat0.251
Heat of Formation658.98
Thermal Conductivity
Dipole Polarizability 87
Electron Affinity (kJ/mole)0.748
Electronegativity (Pauling scale)2.16
Atomic Radius (pm)139
Covalent Radius (pm)145
VDW Radius (pm)239
Lattice Constant3.15
Crystal StructureBCC
Jmol color#54b5b5

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.

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