Samarium-152 Isotope Information and Examples of Enriched Samarium-152 Applications:

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

  • Samarium-152 isotope is used for Samarium-153 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;

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Samarium-152 Properties:

PropertySAMARIUM-152
Number of Protons152
Abundance0.2674
Atomic Number62
Atomic Radius181
Atomic Mass151.9
Spin0
Quadrupole Moment0
Electronegativity (Paulig)1.17
Electron Configuration Blockf
VDW Radius (mm3)271
Mass Uncertainty2e-05
g-factor (g value)0
Half LifeStable

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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