Barium-138 Isotope Information and Examples of Enriched Barium-138 Applications:

Barium-138 isotope (Ba-138 isotope, 138Ba isotope)

  • Barium-138 isotope is used for radionuclide (radioisotope) production (can be used in life science for healthcare and medical applications and pharmaceuticals industries);
  • Barium-138 isotope is used for studies of neutron capture processes in stars;
  • Barium-138 isotope is used for liquid flow tracing;
  • Barium-138 isotope is used for superconductivity studies;

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Barium-138 Properties:

PropertyBARIUM-138
Number of Protons138
Abundance0.717
Atomic Number56
Atomic Radius222
Atomic Mass137.9
Spin0
Quadrupole Moment0
Electronegativity (Paulig)0.89
Electron Configuration Blocks
VDW Radius (mm3)307
Mass Uncertainty2e-06
g-factor (g value)0
Half LifeStable

Barium Information

Silvery-white reactive element, belonging to group 2 of the periodic table. Soluble barium compounds are extremely poisonous. Identified in 1774 by Karl Scheele and extracted in 1808 by Humphry Davy.

Barite, or barium sulfate (BaSO4), when ground is used as a filter for rubber, plastics, and resins. It is insoluable in water and so is used in X-rays of the digestive system. Barium nitrate, Ba(NO3)2, burns brilliant green and is used in fireworks.

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