Lu-175 Isotope Information and Examples of Enriched Lu-175 Applications:

Lutetium-175 isotope (Lu-175 isotope, 175Lu isotope)

  • Lu-175 isotope is used for rapid determination of actinides in urine;
  • Lu-175 isotope is used for research in nuclear physics;

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Lu-175 Properties:

PropertyLU-175
Number of Protons175
Abundance0.974
Atomic Number71
Atomic Radius175
Atomic Mass174.9
Spin3.5
Quadrupole Moment3.49
Electronegativity (Paulig)1
Electron Configuration Blockf
VDW Radius (mm3)265
Mass Uncertainty2e-05
g-factor (g value)0.6378
Half LifeStable

Lutetium Information

Silvery-white rare-earth metal which is relatively stable in air. It happens to be the most expensive rare-earth metal. Its found with almost all rare-earth metals, but is very difficult to separate from other elements. Least abundant of all natural elements. Used in metal alloys, and as a catalyst in various processes. There are two natural, stable isotopes, and seven radioisotopes, the most stable being Lu-174 with a half-life of 3.3 years. The separation of lutetium from Ytterbium was described by Georges Urbain in 1907. It was discovered at approximately the same time by Carl Auer von Welsbach. The name comes from the Greek word lutetia which means Paris.

It has no practical applications.

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