Dysprosium-160 Isotope Applications:

Dysprosium-160 isotope (Dy-160 isotope, 160Dy isotope)

  • Dysprosium-160 isotope is used for studies of thermal neutron capture;

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Properties of Dysprosium-160 Isotope:

Properties of Dysprosium-160 Isotope:DYSPROSIUM-160
Natural Abundance (%)2.329
Atomic Mass (Da)159.9251975
Relative Isotopic Mass159.9251975
Neutron Number (N)94
Atomic Number (Z)66
Mass Number (A)160
Nucleon Number (A)160
Proton Number (Z)66
Quadrupole Moment0
g-factor (g value)0
Electron Configuration Blockf
Melting Point (K)1680
Boiling Point (K)2840
Specific Heat0.173
Heat of Formation290.4
Thermal Conductivity10.7
Dipole Polarizability 163
Electron Affinity (kJ/mole)0.352
Electronegativity (Pauling scale)1.22
Atomic Radius (pm)178.1c
Covalent Radius (pm)175
VDW Radius (pm)290
Lattice Constant3.59
Crystal StructureHCP
Jmol color#1fffc7

Dysprosium-160 Information

Dysprosium is a metallic element with a bright silvery-white lustre. Dysprosium belongs to the lanthanoids. It is relatively stable in air at room temperatures, it will however dissolve in mineral acids, evolving hydrogen. This element is found in from rare-earth minerals. It has 38 isotopes. There are seven natural stable isotopes of dysprosium. Dy-154 being the most stable with a half-life of 3*10^6 years. Dysprosium is used as a neutron absorber in nuclear fission reactions, and in compact disks. It was discovered by Paul Emile Lecoq de Boisbaudran in 1886 in France. Its name Dysprosium comes from the Greek word dysprositos, which means hard to obtain.

Dysprosium uses are limited to the experimental and esoteric.

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FAQ about Dysprosium-160 Isotope:

What is Dysprosium-160 isotope natural abundance?
Answer: 2.329 %

What is atomic mass for Dysprosium-160 isotope?
Answer: 159.9252 Da

What is isotopic mass for Dysprosium-160 isotope?
Answer: 159.9252

How many neutrons does Dysprosium-160 isotope have?
Answer: 94

How many protons does Dysprosium-160 isotope have?
Answer: 66

How many electrons does Dysprosium-160 isotope have?
Answer: 66

What is atomic number for Dysprosium-160 isotope?
Answer: 66

Is Dysprosium-160 isotope stable?
Answer: Yes

Is Dysprosium-160 isotope radioactive?
Answer: No

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