Rb-87 Isotope

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Rb-87 Isotope Information and Examples of Enriched Rb-87 Applications:

Rubidium-87 isotope (Rb-87 isotope, 87Rb isotope)

  • Rb-87 isotope is used for production of Bose-Einstein condensates;
  • Rb-87 isotope is used for rubidium-strontium dating method;
  • Rb-87 isotope is used for as a frequency standard;
  • Rb-87 isotope is used for production of optical magnetometers;

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Rb-87 Safety Data Sheet (SDS) in metal form - Download pdf file
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Rb-87 Safety Data Sheet (SDS) in chloride form - Download pdf file
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Properties of Rb-87 Isotope:

Properties of Rb-87 Isotope:Rb-87
Natural Abundance (%)27.83
Atomic Mass (Da)86.90918053
Relative Isotopic Mass86.90918053
Neutron Number (N)50
Atomic Number (Z)37
Mass Number (A)87
Nucleon Number (A)87
Proton Number (Z)37
Half-life4.970E+10
Spin1.5
Quadrupole Moment0.132
g-factor (g value)1.83421
Group1
Period5
Electron Configuration Blocks
Melting Point (K)312.45
Boiling Point (K)961
Specific Heat0.36
Heat of Formation80.9
Thermal Conductivity58.2
Dipole Polarizability 319.8
Electron Affinity (kJ/mole)0.485916
Electronegativity (Pauling scale)0.82
Atomic Radius (pm)248
Covalent Radius (pm)235
VDW Radius (pm)303
Lattice Constant5.59
Crystal StructureBCC
Jmol color#702eb0

Rb-87 Information

Rubidium is a soft silvery metallic element, belongs to group 1 of the periodic table. It has 32 isotopes, 2 of them are naturally occurring. Rb-87, one of the naturally occurring isotope, is radioactive. It is highly reactive, with properties similar to other elements in group 1, like igniting spontaneously in air. Rubidium was discovered spectroscopically by W. Bunsen and G.R. Kirchoff in 1861.

Rubidium is used as a catalyst, photocells, and in vacuum and cathode-ray tubes.

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FAQ about Rb-87 Isotope:

What is Rb-87 isotope natural abundance?
Answer: 27.830 %

What is atomic mass for Rb-87 isotope?
Answer: 86.909181 Da

What is isotopic mass for Rb-87 isotope?
Answer: 86.909181

How many neutrons does Rb-87 isotope have?
Answer: 50

How many protons does Rb-87 isotope have?
Answer: 37

How many electrons does Rb-87 isotope have?
Answer: 37

What is atomic number for Rb-87 isotope?
Answer: 37

Is Rb-87 isotope stable?
Answer: No

Is Rb-87 isotope radioactive?
Answer: Yes

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