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

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

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

Lutetium-176 isotope is available to order from in Lutetium-176 oxide chemical form. Please contact us via request a Lutetium-176 quote to order Lutetium-176 isotope to get Lutetium-176 price to buy Lutetium-176 isotope.

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Lutetium-176 Properties:

Number of Protons176
Atomic Number71
Atomic Radius175
Atomic Mass175.9
Quadrupole Moment4.92
Electronegativity (Paulig)1
Electron Configuration Blockf
VDW Radius (mm3)265
Mass Uncertainty2e-05
g-factor (g value)0.4517
Half Life3.76e+10

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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