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Nickel-58

Properties and data of the isotope 58Ni.


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See also: list of Nickel isotopes.

 

General data

Name of the isotope:Nickel-58; Ni-58Symbol:58Ni or 5828NiMass number A:58 (= number of nucleons)Atomic number Z:28 (= number of protons)Neutrons N:30Isotopic mass:57.935342(3) u (atomic weight of Nickel-58)Nuclide mass:57.9199822 u (calculated nuclear mass without electrons)Mass excess:-60.22854 MeVMass defect:0.543706376 u (per nucleus)Nuclear binding energy:506.45922701 MeV (per nucleus)
8.73205564 MeV (average binding energy per nucleon)
Separation energy:SN = 12.2162(5) MeV (first neutron)
SP = 8.1721(4) MeV (first proton)
Half-life:stableSpin and parity:
(nuclear angular momentum)
0+Charge radius:3.7757(20) femtometer fmMirror nucleus:Zinc-58Year of discovery:1921

 

Parent Nuclides

Direct parent isotopes are: 58Cu, 59Zn.

 

Occurrence

Comparison of the natural Nickel isotopes including isotopic abundance (mole fraction of the isotope mixture in percent):

 

Atomic Mass maQuantityHalf-lifeSpin
Nickel
Isotopic mixture
58.6934 u100 %
Isotope 58Ni57.935342(3) u68.0769(190) %stable0+
Isotope 60Ni59.930786(3) u26.2231(150) %stable0+
Isotope 61Ni60.931056(3) u1.1399(13) %stable3/2-
Isotope 64Ni63.927967(4) u0.9256(19) %stable0+
Isotope 62Ni61.928345(4) u3.6345(40) %stable0+

 

Isotones and Isobars

The following table shows the atomic nuclei that are isotonic (same neutron number N = 30) and isobaric (same nucleon number A = 58) with Nickel-58. Naturally occurring isotopes are marked in green; light green = naturally occurring radionuclides.

 

OZIsotone N = 30Isobar A = 58
1343Al
1444Si
1545P
1646S
1747Cl
1848Ar
1949K
2050Ca58Ca
2151Sc58Sc
2252Ti58Ti
2353V58V
2454Cr58Cr
2555Mn58Mn
2656Fe58Fe
2757Co58Co
2858Ni58Ni
2959Cu58Cu
3060Zn58Zn
3161Ga58Ga
3262Ge
3363As
3464Se

 

External data and identifiers

Adopted Levels, Gammas:NuDat 58Ni

 


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