Americium is the ninety-five element in the periodic table. A periodic table contains 118 elements distributed in 7 rows and 18 columns. The rows are known as periods and the columns are the groups of the periodic table. The elements of the periodic table are arranged according to their atomic number.
Basic elemental properties of Americium
There are 118 different elements in the periodic table but there are some basic elemental properties of each. In a periodic table, elements with basic elemental properties are grouped together. Basic elemental properties of Americium are:
Atomic Symbol of Americium
Every element in the periodic table has its atomic symbol or chemical symbol for representation. The atomic symbol of Americium is “Am”
Atomic Number of Americium
Elements in the periodic table are arranged in groups and periods on the basis of their atomic number.
Atomic number is the number of protons present in the nucleus of an atom. The atomic number of Americium is 95. This shows Americium is the ninety-five element of the periodic table.
Short Electronic Configuration of Americium
Short Electronic Configuration of Americium is [Rn]7s2 ,5 f7
Block of Americium in Periodic Table
There are four blocks (s, p, d, f) in the periodic table. Americium belongs to the f-block of the periodic table. F block is the fourth block in the periodic table.
Period of Americium in Periodic Table
Periodic table is arranged in periods and groups. The rows going across left to right are periods and Americium is placed in the seventh period. Elements that are present in a period share common properties .
Atomic Mass of Americium
Atomic mass is the mass of an atom and the atomic mass of Americium is 243 u. If we round off the atomic mass of Americium , we get 243 u.
Thermodynamic properties of Americium
Thermodynamic properties are the characteristic features of a system, capable of specifying the system's state. The thermodynamic properties of an element include chemical, physical and thermal properties. The thermodynamic properties of Americium are:
Phase at STP
Phase at STP is the state in which an element is present. The stp phase of Americium is “Solid”.
Melting Point of Americium
Melting point is a temperature at which an element of substance changes its state from solid to liquid. The melting point of Americium gas is 1176 °C.
Boiling Point of Americium
A boiling point is a temperature at which an element of a substance starts turning into vapors. The boiling point of Americium gas is 2011 °C.
These are some of the main thermodynamic properties of Americium . Let’s find out all the material properties of Americium .
We have discussed basic elemental properties and thermodynamic properties of Americium gas. Besides these, there are many material properties of Americium as well. Some of the material properties include density, molar volume, refractive index and thermal conductivity.
Density of Americium
The density of Americium element is 13.67 g/cm3
Molar Volume of Americium
The molar volume of Americium is 17.8cm3/mol
Thermal Conductivity of Americium
The thermal conductivity of Americium is 10 W/(mK)
These are the main material properties of Americium .
Electromagnetic properties of Americium
When there is any emission or absorption of electromagnetic radiations, a martial responds to these changes. All elements of a periodic table have electromagnetic properties. Some of the main electromagnetic properties of Americium gas include magnetic types, magnetic volume, mass magnetic susceptibility and color.
Electric type of Americium
The magnetic type Americium refers to the fact that it is a conductor.
Magnetic type of Americium element
The magnetic type of Americium atom is paramagnetic
Volume Magnetic Susceptibility of Americium
The volume magnetic susceptibility of Americium is 7.04 x 10 -4
Mass Magnetic Susceptibility of Americium
The mass magnetic susceptibility of Americium is 5.15 x 10-8 m3/kg
Molar Magnetic Susceptibility of Americium
The molar magnetic susceptibility of Americium gas is 1.251 x 10-8 m3/mol
Color of Americium Gas
The color of Americium gas is silver.
These are some of the main electromagnetic properties of Americium gas.
Reactivity of Americium
Valency of Americium
The valency of a Americium element is a number that represents the ability of an atom to combine with other atoms. The valency of Americium is 4.
Electronegativity of Americium
Electronegativity of Americium is the tendency of its atom participating in a covalent bond to attract the bonding electrons. Americium has 1.3 electronegativity.
First ionization energy of Americium
It is the energy to remove the outermost electron from the neutral atom in the gas phase. The first ionization energy of Americium is 578 kJ/mol
The atomic properties of Americium have term symbol, atomic radius, covalent radius, van der waals radius.
Term Symbol of Americium
The term symbol specifies the electronic state of an atom. The term symbol of Americium atom is 8 S7/2
Atomic Radius of Americium
The total distance from an atom's nucleus to the outermost orbital of an electron is its atomic radius. The atomic radius of Americium is 175 pm.
Covalent Radius of Americium
Covalent radius is the measurement of an atom's size that forms a covalent bond. The covalent radius of Americium is 180 pm.
Abundances of Americium
It is the measure that tells us about the percentage of which it is present.
Abundance of Americium in the universe
The abundance of Americium in the universe is 0 mass %
Abundance of Americium in the solar system
The abundance of Americium in the solar system is 0 mass %
Abundance of Americium in earth's crust
The abundance of Americium in earth's crust is 0 mass %
Abundance of Americium in ocean
The abundance of Americium in ocean is 0 mass %
Universe Molar Abundances of Americium
The universe molar abundances of Americium is 0 mol %
Solar Molar Abundances of Americium
The solar molar abundances of Americium is 0 mol %
Ocean Molar Abundances of Americium
The ocean molar abundances of Americium is 0 mol %
Crust Molar Abundances of Americium
The crust molar abundances of Americium is 0 mol %
Human Molar Abundances of Americium
The crust molar abundances of Americium is 0 mol %
Nuclear properties of Americium
Half life of Americium
Half life is the time for the radioactivity of a specified isotope to fall to half its original value. The half Life of Americium is 7390.
Lifetime of Americium
The lifetime of Americium is 10,700 yr
Specific Radioactivity of Americium
The specific radioactivity of Americium is 7.376 GBq/g
Decay Mode of Americium
The decay mode of Americium is alpha emission
Unstable isotopes of Americium
The unstable isotopes of Americium is 243 Am (7390 yr)
Neutron Cross Section of Americium
The neutron cross section of Americium is 74 b
Identifiers of Americium
CAS Number of Americium
The CAS number of Americium is 7440-35-9
PubChem CID number of Americium
The PubChem CID number of Americium is 23966