Samarium-147 Isotope Information and Examples of Enriched Samarium-147 Applications:

Samarium-147 isotope (Sm-147 isotope, 147Sm isotope)

  • Samarium-147 isotope is used for Lead-182 radionuclide (radioisotope) production;
  • Samarium-147 isotope is used for research in nuclear physics;

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Samarium-147 Properties:

PropertySAMARIUM-147
Number of Protons147
Abundance0.15
Atomic Number62
Atomic Radius181
Atomic Mass146.9
Spin3.5
Quadrupole Moment-0.26
Electronegativity (Paulig)1.17
Electron Configuration Blockf
VDW Radius (mm3)271
Mass Uncertainty2e-05
g-factor (g value)-0.232
Half Life1.066e+11

Samarium Information

Soft silvery metallic element, belongs to the lanthanoids. Seven natural isotopes, Sm-147 is the only radioisotope, and has a half-life of 2.5*10^11 years. Used for making special alloys needed in the production of nuclear reactors. Also used as a neutron absorber. Small quantities of samarium oxide is used in special optical glasses. The largest use of the element is its ferromagnetic alloy which produces permanent magnets that are five times stronger than magnets produced by any other material. Discovered by Francois Lecoq de Boisbaudran in 1879.

It is used in the electronics and ceramics industries. It is easily magnetized and very difficult to demagnetize. This suggests important future applications in solid-state and superconductor technologies.

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