Lawrencium Properties, Molecular Formula, Applications - WorldOfChemicals

Lawrencium Properties

Lawrencium

Description

 

Lawrencium is a radioactive synthetic chemical element. It was first synthesized by the nuclear-physics team lead by Albert Ghiorso on February 14, 1961, at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory of the University of California. The first atoms of lawrencium were produced by bombarding a three-milligram target consisting of three isotopes of the element californium with boron-10 and boron-11 nuclei from the Heavy Ion Linear Accelerator. Lawrencium has no uses.

Chemical Properties

Appearance Solid
Atomic Number 103
Atomic Weight 262 g/mol
Block d
CAS Number 22537-19-5
Electron Configuration 1s2 2s2 2p6 3s2 3p6 3d10 4s2 4p6 5s2 4d10 5p64f14 5d10 6s2 6p6 5f14 7s2 7p1
Group 3
Ionization Energy 443.8 KJ/mol
Melting Point 1627 °C
Oxidation State 3
Period 7
Symbol Lr
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