Mo-100 Isotope Information and Examples of Enriched Mo-100 Applications:

Molybdenum-100 isotope (Mo-100 isotope, 100Mo isotope)

  • Mo-100 isotope is used for research and studies of double beta-rays decay;

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Mo-100 Properties:

PropertyMO-100
Number of Protons100
Abundance0.09744
Atomic Number42
Atomic Radius139
Atomic Mass99.91
Spin0
Quadrupole Moment0
Electronegativity (Paulig)2.16
Electron Configuration Blockd
VDW Radius (mm3)239
Mass Uncertainty7e-06
g-factor (g value)0
Half Life7.3e+18

Molybdenum Information

Silvery-white, hard metallic transition element. It is chemically unreactive and is not affected by most acids. It oxidizes at high temperatures. There are seven natural isotopes, and four radioisotopes, Mo-93 being the most stable with a half-life of 3500 years. Molybdenum is used in almost all high-strength steels, it has nuclear applications, and is a catalyst in petroleum refining. Discovered in 1778 by Carl Welhelm Scheele of Sweden. Impure metal was prepared in 1782 by Peter Jacob Hjelm. The name comes from the Greek word molybdos which means lead. Trace amounts of molybdenum are required for all known forms of life. All molybdenum compounds should be considered highly toxic, and will also cause severe birth defects.

Its alloys are used in aircraft, missiles, and protective coatings in boiler plate.

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