Samarium-152 Isotope Applications:

Samarium-152 isotope (Sm-152 isotope, 152Sm isotope)

  • Samarium-152 isotope is used for Samarium-153 (Sm-153 isotope, 153Sm isotope) radionuclide (radioisotope) production (can be used in life science for healthcare and medical applications and pharmaceuticals industries);
  • Samarium-152 isotope is used for research in nuclear physics;

Samarium-152 isotope is available to order from in Samarium-152 oxide (Sm2O3) chemical form. Please contact us via request a Samarium-152 quote to order Samarium-152 isotope, to get Samarium-152 price and to buy Samarium-152 isotope.

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Samarium-152 Safety Data Sheet (SDS) in oxide form - Download pdf file
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Properties of Samarium-152 Isotope:

Properties of Samarium-152 Isotope:SAMARIUM-152
Natural Abundance (%)26.74
Atomic Mass (Da)151.9197324
Relative Isotopic Mass151.9197324
Neutron Number (N)90
Atomic Number (Z)62
Mass Number (A)152
Nucleon Number (A)152
Proton Number (Z)62
Quadrupole Moment0
g-factor (g value)0
Electron Configuration Blockf
Melting Point (K)1345
Boiling Point (K)2173
Specific Heat0.18
Heat of Formation206.7
Thermal Conductivity13.3
Dipole Polarizability 192
Electron Affinity (kJ/mole)0.162
Electronegativity (Pauling scale)1.17
Atomic Radius (pm)180.4с
Covalent Radius (pm)185
VDW Radius (pm)271
Lattice Constant9
Crystal StructureRHL
Jmol color#8fffc7

Samarium-152 Information

Samarium is a moderately hard silvery metallic element, belongs to the lanthanoids. Totally samarium has 38 isotopes. 7 of them are natural ones, 5 of which are stable. Sm-147 is the natural radioisotope, and it has a half-life of 1.06*10^11 years. Samarium is used for making special alloys needed in the production of nuclear reactors. This element is used as a neutron absorber too. 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. Samarium was discovered by Francois Lecoq de Boisbaudran in 1879.

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

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FAQ about Samarium-152 Isotope:

What is Samarium-152 isotope natural abundance?
Answer: 26.740 %

What is atomic mass for Samarium-152 isotope?
Answer: 151.91973 Da

What is isotopic mass for Samarium-152 isotope?
Answer: 151.91973

How many neutrons does Samarium-152 isotope have?
Answer: 90

How many protons does Samarium-152 isotope have?
Answer: 62

How many electrons does Samarium-152 isotope have?
Answer: 62

What is atomic number for Samarium-152 isotope?
Answer: 62

Is Samarium-152 isotope stable?
Answer: Yes

Is Samarium-152 isotope radioactive?
Answer: No

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