Ruthenium-102 Isotope Information and Examples of Enriched Ruthenium-102 Applications:

Ruthenium-102 isotope (Ru-102 isotope, 102Ru isotope)

  • Ruthenium-102 isotope is used for Tellurium-116 positron-emitting radionuclide (radioisotope) production (can be used for nuclear studies);
  • Ruthenium-102 isotope is used for Rhodium-103m radionuclide (radioisotope) production (can be used in life science for healthcare and medical applications and pharmaceuticals industries and studies of rhodium-based catalysts);

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Properties Of Ruthenium-102 Isotope:

Neutron Number (N)58
Atomic Number / Proton Number (Z)44
Mass Number / Nucleon Number (A)102
Natural Abundance (%)0.3155
Atomic Mass (Da)101.904344
Relative Isotopic Mass101.904344
Quadrupole Moment0
g-factor (g value)0
Electron Configuration Blockd
Melting Point (K)2583
Boiling Point (K)4173
Specific Heat0.238
Heat of Formation650.6
Thermal Conductivity117
Dipole Polarizability 72
Electron Affinity (kJ/mole)1.05
Electronegativity (Pauling scale)2.2
Atomic Radius (pm)134
Covalent Radius (pm)130
VDW Radius (pm)234
Lattice Constant2.7
Crystal StructureHEX
Jmol color#248f8f

Ruthenium Information

Hard white metallic transition element. Found with platinum, used as a catalyst in some platinum alloys. Dissolves in fused alkalis, and is not attacked by acids. Reacts with halogens and oxygen at high temperatures. Isolated in 1844 by K.K. Klaus.

Used to harden platinum and palladium. Aircraft magnetos use platinum alloy with 10% ruthenium.

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