Lutetium Isotopes

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List of Lutetium Isotopes and Examples of Enriched Lutetium Applications:

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

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

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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;

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Lutetium Properties:

PropertyLUTETIUM-175LUTETIUM-176
Number of Protons175176
Abundance0.9740.02599
Atomic Number7171
Atomic Radius175175
Atomic Mass174.9175.9
Spin3.57
Quadrupole Moment3.494.92
Electronegativity (Paulig)11
Electron Configuration Blockff
VDW Radius (mm3)265265
Mass Uncertainty2e-052e-05
g-factor (g value)0.63780.4517
Half LifeStable3.76e+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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