Germanium-72 Isotope Information and Examples of Enriched Germanium-72 Applications:

Germanium-72 isotope (Ge-72 isotope, 72Ge isotope)

  • Germanium-72 isotope is used for Arsenic-72 and Selenium-73 radionuclide (radioisotope) production (can be used in life science for healthcare and medical applications and pharmaceuticals industries );
  • Germanium-72 isotope is used for research in nuclear physics;

Germanium-72 isotope is available to order from BuyIsotope.com in Germanium-72 metal chemical form and Germanium-72 oxide chemical form. Please contact us via request a Germanium-72 quote BuyIsotope.com to order Germanium-72 isotope to get Germanium-72 price to buy Germanium-72 isotope.

back to Germanium isotopes list


Properties Of Germanium-72 Isotope:

PropertyGERMANIUM-72
Neutron Number (N)40
Atomic Number / Proton Number (Z)32
Mass Number / Nucleon Number (A)72
Natural Abundance (%)0.2745
Atomic Mass (Da)71.9220758
Relative Isotopic Mass71.9220758
Spin0
Quadrupole Moment0
g-factor (g value)0
Half-life
Group14
Period4
Electron Configuration Blockp
Melting Point (K)1210.6
Boiling Point (K)3103
Specific Heat0.322
Heat of Formation372
Thermal Conductivity60.2
Dipole Polarizability 40
Electron Affinity (kJ/mole)1.232712
Electronegativity (Pauling scale)2.01
Atomic Radius (pm)137
Covalent Radius (pm)125
VDW Radius (pm)244
Lattice Constant5.66
Crystal StructureDIA
Jmol color#668f8f

Germanium Information

Lustrous hard metalloid element, belongs to group 14 of the periodic table. Forms a large number of organometallic compounds. Predicted by Mendeleev in 1871, it was actually found in 1886 by Winkler.

Widely used in semiconductors. It is a good semiconductor when combined with tiny amounts of phosphorus, arsenic, gallium, and antimony.

back to Germanium isotopes list