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Cd   -   Cadmium (48/112.41)

Material List
  • Naturally occurring isotopes: 114 112 111 110 113 116 106 108
  • Density: 8.65 (293.15K) g/cm3
  • Melting point: 320.9 oC
  • Boiling point: 765 oC
  • Latent heat of fusion: 54.01 J/g
  • Specific heat: 0.231 J/g/K (at room temp.)
  • Coefficient of lineal thermal expansion: 2.98E-05 cm/cm/K (at room temp.)
  • Thermal conductivity: 9.69E-01 W/cm/K (at room temp.)
  • Electrical resistivity: 6.83E-06 hm-cm (at room temp.)
  • lonization potential (1st): 8.993 eV
  • Electronic work function Φ: 4.22
  • Oxidation potentials: Cd → Cd2+ + 2e = 0.4029 V
  • Chemical valence: 2
  • Electrochemical equivalents: 2.097 g/amp-hr
  • lonic radius: 0.97 angstrom
  • Valence electron potential: 30 -eV
  • Principal quantum number: 5
  • Principal electron shells: K L M N O
  • Electronic configuration: 1s2 2s2 2p6 3s2 3p6 3d10 4s2 4p6 4d10 5s2
  • Valence electrons: 5s2
  • Crystal form: HCP
  • Half life:
  • Cross section σ: 2450 ± 20 barns
  • Vapor pressure: 1.48E+02 Pa (at melting point)