Zirconium-90 Isotope Information and Examples of Enriched Zirconium-90 Applications:

Zirconium-90 isotope (Zr-90 isotope, 90Zr isotope)

  • Zirconium-90 isotope is used for as cladding for nuclear fuel;
  • Zirconium-90 isotope is used for Niobium-90 positron-emitting radionuclide (radioisotope) production (can be used in life science for healthcare and medical applications and pharmaceuticals industries);
  • Zirconium-90 isotope is used for research in nuclear physics;

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Zirconium-90 Properties:

Number of Protons90
Atomic Number40
Atomic Radius160
Atomic Mass89.9
Quadrupole Moment0
Electronegativity (Paulig)1.33
Electron Configuration Blockd
VDW Radius (mm3)254
Mass Uncertainty2e-05
g-factor (g value)0
Half LifeStable

Zirconium Information

Grey-white metallic transition element. Five natural isotopes and six radioactive isotopes are known. Used in nuclear reactors for a Neutron absorber. Discovered in 1789 by Martin Klaproth, isolated in 1824 by Berzelius.

Used in alloys such as zircaloy which is used in nuclear applications since it does not readily absorb neutrons. Also baddeleyite is used in lab crucibles. Used in high-performance pumps and valves. Clear zircon (ZrSiO4) is a popular gemstone.

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