Ar-40 Isotope Information and Examples of Enriched Ar-40 Applications:

Argon-40 isotope (Ar-40 isotope, 40Ar isotope)

  • Ar-40 isotope is used for Sulfur-38 radionuclide (radioisotope) production (can be used for corrosion tracing);
  • Ar-40 isotope is used for Argon-41 radionuclide (radioisotope) production (can be used for gas tracing);
  • Ar-40 isotope is used for Argon-42 radionuclide (radioisotope) production (can be used in life science for healthcare and medical applications and pharmaceuticals industries);
  • Ar-40 isotope is used for mass-spectrometer calibration;

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Ar-40 Properties:

PropertyAr-40
Number of Protons40
Abundance0.996
Atomic Number18
Atomic Radius
Atomic Mass39.96
Spin0
Quadrupole Moment0
Electronegativity (Paulig)
Electron Configuration Blockp
VDW Radius (mm3)199
Mass Uncertainty2e-08
g-factor (g value)0
Half LifeStable

Argon Information

Monatomic noble gas. Makes up 0.93% of the air. Colourless, odorless. Is inert and has no true compounds. Lord Rayleigh and Sir william Ramsey identified argon in 1894.

Used in lighting products. It is often used in filling incandescent light bulbs. Some is mixed with krypton in fluorescent lamps. Crystals in the semiconductor industry are grown in argon atmospheres.

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