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Magnesium-36

Properties and data of the isotope 36Mg.


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See also: list of Magnesium isotopes.

 

General data

Name of the isotope:Magnesium-36; Mg-36Symbol:36Mg or 3612MgMass number A:36 (= number of nucleons)Atomic number Z:12 (= number of protons)Neutrons N:24Isotopic mass:36.02188(74) u (atomic weight of Magnesium-36)Nuclide mass:36.0152971 u (calculated nuclear mass without electrons)Mass excess:20.38109 MeVMass defect:0.279978368 u (per nucleus)Nuclear binding energy:260.79816992 MeV (per nucleus)
7.24439361 MeV (average binding energy per nucleon)
Separation energy:SN = 3.33(74) MeV (first neutron)
SP = 25.14(96) MeV (first proton)
Half-life:3.9(13) msDecay constant λ:177.73004629742 s-1Specific activity α:2.973098260683 × 10+24 Bq g-1
80354007045508 Ci g-1
Spin and parity:
(nuclear angular momentum)
0+Year of discovery:1989

 

Radioactive Decay

Half-life T½ = 3.9(13) ms respectively 3.9 × 10-3 seconds s.

Decay modeDaughterProbabilityDecay energyγ energy
(intensity)
β-36Al14.42978 MeV
β-, n35Al12.5287 MeV

 

Isotones and Isobars

The following table shows the atomic nuclei that are isotonic (same neutron number N = 24) and isobaric (same nucleon number A = 36) with Magnesium-36. Naturally occurring isotopes are marked in green; light green = naturally occurring radionuclides.

 

OZIsotone N = 24Isobar A = 36
1034Ne
1135Na36Na
1236Mg36Mg
1337Al36Al
1438Si36Si
1539P36P
1640S36S
1741Cl36Cl
1842Ar36Ar
1943K36K
2044Ca36Ca
2145Sc36Sc
2246Ti
2347V
2448Cr
2549Mn
2650Fe
2751Co
2852Ni
2953Cu
3054Zn

 

External data and identifiers

Adopted Levels, Gammas:NuDat 36Mg

 


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