V-51 Isotope Information and Examples of Enriched V-51 Applications:

Vanadium-51 isotope (V-51 isotope, 51V isotope)

  • V-51 isotope is used for medical studies;
  • V-51 isotope is used for research in nuclear physics;

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Properties Of V-51 Isotope:

Neutron Number (N)28
Atomic Number / Proton Number (Z)23
Mass Number / Nucleon Number (A)51
Natural Abundance (%)0.9975
Atomic Mass (Da)50.943957
Relative Isotopic Mass50.943957
Quadrupole Moment-0.043
g-factor (g value)1.47106
Electron Configuration Blockd
Melting Point (K)2160
Boiling Point (K)3650
Specific Heat0.485
Heat of Formation515.5
Thermal Conductivity30.7
Dipole Polarizability 87
Electron Affinity (kJ/mole)0.525
Electronegativity (Pauling scale)1.63
Atomic Radius (pm)134
Covalent Radius (pm)135
VDW Radius (pm)229
Lattice Constant3.02
Crystal StructureBCC
Jmol color#a6a6ab

Vanadium Information

Soft and ductile, bright white metal. Good resistance to corrosion by alkalis, sulphuric and hydrochloric acid. It oxidizes readily about 933K. There are two naturally occurring isotopes of vanadium, and 5 radioisotopes, V-49 having the longest half-life at 337 days. Vanadium has nuclear applications, the foil is used in cladding titanium to steel, and vanadium-gallium tape is used to produce a superconductive magnet. Originally discovered by Andres Manuel del Rio of Mexico City in 1801. His discovery went unheeded, however, and in 1820, Nils Gabriel Sefstron of Sweden rediscovered it. Metallic vanadium was isolated by Henry Enfield Roscoe in 1867. The name vanadium comes from Vanadis, a goddess of Scandinavian mythology. Silvery-white metallic transition element. Vanadium is essential to Ascidians. Rats and chickens are also known to require it. Metal powder is a fire hazard, and vanadium compounds should be considered highly toxic. May cause lung cancer if inhaled.

It is mixed with other metals to make very strong and durable alloys. Vanadium pentoxide (V2O5) is used as a catalyst, dye and color-fixer.

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