Lu-176 Isotope

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

Lutetium-176 isotope (Lu-176 isotope, 176Lu isotope)

  • Lu-176 isotope is used for Lutetium-177 (Lu-177 isotope, 177Lu isotope) radionuclide (radioisotope) production (can be used in life science for healthcare and medical applications and pharmaceuticals industries);
  • Lu-176 isotope is used for synthesis of super heavy elements;

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Lu-176 Safety Data Sheet (SDS) in oxide form - Download pdf file
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Properties of Lu-176 Isotope:

Properties of Lu-176 Isotope:LU-176
Natural Abundance (%)2.599
Atomic Mass (Da)175.9426863
Relative Isotopic Mass175.9426863
Neutron Number (N)105
Atomic Number (Z)71
Mass Number (A)176
Nucleon Number (A)176
Proton Number (Z)71
Half-life3.780E+10
Spin7
Quadrupole Moment4.92
g-factor (g value)0.4517
Group
Period6
Electron Configuration Blockf
Melting Point (K)1925
Boiling Point (K)3675
Specific Heat0.155
Heat of Formation427.6
Thermal Conductivity16.4
Dipole Polarizability 137
Electron Affinity (kJ/mole)0.2388
Electronegativity (Pauling scale)1.27
Atomic Radius (pm)173.8с
Covalent Radius (pm)175
VDW Radius (pm)265
Lattice Constant3.51
Crystal StructureHCP
Jmol color#00ab24

Lu-176 Information

Lutetium is a silvery-white rare-earth metal which is relatively stable in air. It happens to be the most expensive rare-earth metal. Lutetium is found with almost all rare-earth metals, but is very difficult to separate from other elements. It is the least abundant of all natural elements. This element is used in metal alloys, and as a catalyst in various processes. Lutetium has 35 isotopes. There are two natural isotopes, 1 of which is stable one. The most stable isotope is 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 Lutetium comes from the Greek word lutetia which means Paris.

Lutetium is used in metal alloys, and as a catalyst in various processes.

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FAQ about Lu-176 Isotope:

What is Lu-176 isotope natural abundance?
Answer: 2.599 %

What is atomic mass for Lu-176 isotope?
Answer: 175.94269 Da

What is isotopic mass for Lu-176 isotope?
Answer: 175.94269

How many neutrons does Lu-176 isotope have?
Answer: 105

How many protons does Lu-176 isotope have?
Answer: 71

How many electrons does Lu-176 isotope have?
Answer: 71

What is atomic number for Lu-176 isotope?
Answer: 71

Is Lu-176 isotope stable?
Answer: No

Is Lu-176 isotope radioactive?
Answer: Yes

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