Hf-179 Isotope Information and Examples of Enriched Hf-179 Applications:

Hafnium-179 isotope (Hf-179 isotope, 179Hf isotope)

  • Hf-179 isotope is used for research in nuclear physics;

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Hf-179 Properties:

Number of Protons179
Atomic Number72
Atomic Radius167
Atomic Mass178.9
Quadrupole Moment3.79
Electronegativity (Paulig)1.3
Electron Configuration Blockd
VDW Radius (mm3)253
Mass Uncertainty2e-05
g-factor (g value)-0.1424
Half LifeStable

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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