Hf-176 Isotope Information and Examples of Enriched Hf-176 Applications:

Hafnium-176 isotope (Hf-176 isotope, 176Hf isotope)

  • Hf-176 isotope is used for research in nuclear physics;

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Properties Of Hf-176 Isotope:

PropertyHF-176
Neutron Number (N)104
Atomic Number / Proton Number (Z)72
Mass Number / Nucleon Number (A)176
Natural Abundance (%)0.0526
Atomic Mass (Da)175.94141
Relative Isotopic Mass175.94141
Spin0
Quadrupole Moment0
g-factor (g value)0
Half-life
Group4
Period6
Electron Configuration Blockd
Melting Point (K)2503
Boiling Point (K)5470
Specific Heat0.146
Heat of Formation618.4
Thermal Conductivity23
Dipole Polarizability 103
Electron Affinity (kJ/mole)0.014
Electronegativity (Pauling scale)1.3
Atomic Radius (pm)167
Covalent Radius (pm)155
VDW Radius (pm)253
Lattice Constant3.2
Crystal StructureHEX
Jmol color#4dc2ff

Hafnium Information

Silvery lustrous metallic transition element. Used in tungsten alloys in filaments and electrodes, also acts as a neutron absorber. First reported by Urbain in 1911, existence was finally established in 1923 by D. Coster, G.C. de Hevesy in 1923.

Used in reactor control rods because of its ability to absorb neutrons.

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