Europium-153 Isotope Information and Examples of Enriched Europium-153 Applications:

Europium-153 isotope (Eu-153 isotope, 153Eu isotope)

  • Europium-153 isotope is used for Samarium-153 radionuclide (radioisotope) production (can be used in life science for healthcare and medical applications and pharmaceuticals industries);
  • Europium-153 isotope is used for Europium-154 radionuclide (radioisotope) production (can be used as a reference source for gamma detector calibration);
  • Europium-153 isotope is used for studies of relaxation processes in crystals;

Europium-153 isotope is available to order from in Europium-153 oxide chemical form. Please contact us via request a Europium-153 quote to order Europium-153 isotope to get Europium-153 price to buy Europium-153 isotope.

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Europium-153 oxide Safety Data Sheet (SDS) - Download pdf file
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Properties Of Europium-153 Isotope:

Neutron Number (N)90
Atomic Number / Proton Number (Z)63
Mass Number / Nucleon Number (A)153
Natural Abundance (%)0.5219
Atomic Mass (Da)152.92124
Relative Isotopic Mass152.92124
Quadrupole Moment2.41
g-factor (g value)0.6134
Electron Configuration Blockf
Melting Point (K)1095
Boiling Point (K)1870
Specific Heat0.176
Heat of Formation177.4
Thermal Conductivity13.9
Dipole Polarizability 184
Electron Affinity (kJ/mole)0.864
Electronegativity (Pauling scale)
Atomic Radius (pm)199
Covalent Radius (pm)185
VDW Radius (pm)294
Lattice Constant4.61
Crystal StructureBCC
Jmol color#61ffc7

Europium Information

Soft silvery metallic element belonging to the lanthanoids. Eu-151 and Eu-153 are the only two stable isotopes, both of which are Neutron absorbers. Discovered in 1889 by Sir William Crookes.

Used with yttrium oxide to make red phosphors for color televisions.

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