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Niobium-83

Properties and data of the isotope 83Nb.


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See also: list of Niobium isotopes.

 

General data

Name of the isotope:Niobium-83; Nb-83Symbol:83Nb or 8341NbMass number A:83 (= number of nucleons)Atomic number Z:41 (= number of protons)Neutrons N:42Isotopic mass:82.93821(16) u (atomic weight of Niobium-83)Nuclide mass:82.9157192 u (calculated nuclear mass without electrons)Mass excess:-57.55701 MeVMass defect:0.74654278400001 u (per nucleus)Nuclear binding energy:695.40012404 MeV (per nucleus)
8.37831475 MeV (average binding energy per nucleon)
Separation energy:SN = 13.54(34) MeV (first neutron)
SP = 1.21(15) MeV (first proton)
Half-life:3.9(2) sDecay constant λ:0.17773004629742 s-1Specific activity α:1.305262651031 × 10+21 Bq g-1
35277368946.808 Ci g-1
Spin and parity:
(nuclear angular momentum)
(5/2+)Mirror nucleus:Molybdenum-83Year of discovery:1988

 

Radioactive Decay

Half-life T½ = 3.9(2) s.

Decay modeDaughterProbabilityDecay energyγ energy
(intensity)
EE/β+83Zr100 %8.36(15) MeV

 

Isotones and Isobars

The following table shows the atomic nuclei that are isotonic (same neutron number N = 42) and isobaric (same nucleon number A = 83) with Niobium-83. Naturally occurring isotopes are marked in green; light green = naturally occurring radionuclides.

 

OZIsotone N = 42Isobar A = 83
2365V
2466Cr
2567Mn
2668Fe
2769Co
2870Ni
2971Cu
3072Zn83Zn
3173Ga83Ga
3274Ge83Ge
3375As83As
3476Se83Se
3577Br83Br
3678Kr83Kr
3779Rb83Rb
3880Sr83Sr
3981Y83Y
4082Zr83Zr
4183Nb83Nb
4284Mo83Mo
4385Tc
4486Ru

 

External data and identifiers

Adopted Levels, Gammas:NuDat 83Nb

 


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