Element: Dysprosium (Dy)

Element (Atom) NameDysprosium
SymbolDy
Physical state at room temperatureSolid
Element ClassificationMetal
Group NameLanthanide
Period Number (Periodic table) 6
Group number (Periodic table)None
Atomic number66
Atomic weight162.500 (Ref: Jlab-ele066, Lanl-66, ciaaw-dysprosium, Nist-66)
Atomic Radius229 pm (Van der Waals) (Ref: Lanl-66)
Density8.55 g/cm3 (Ref: Jlab-ele066)
Melting point1412°C (Ref: Jlab-ele066)
1407 °C (Ref: Lanl-66)
Boiling point2567°C (Ref: Jlab-ele066)
2562 °C (Ref: Lanl-66)
Electron shell configuration1s2 
2s2 2p6 
3s2 3p6 3d10 
4s2 4p6 4d10 4f10 
5s2 5p6 
6s2 
Oxidation States+3 (Ref: Jlab-ele066)
3, 2, 1 ​(a basic oxide) (Ref: Lanl-66)
Ionization Energy5.939 eV (Ref: Jlab-ele066)
5.93905 eV (Ref: Nist-66)
Number of Stable Isotopes7
InChIInChI=1S/Dy (Ref: Pubchem-66)
InChI KeyKBQHZAAAGSGFKK-UHFFFAOYSA-N (Ref: Pubchem-66)
Remarks 

REFERENCES

  • Jlab-ele066: https://education.jlab.org/itselemental/ele066.html
  • Lanl-66: https://periodic.lanl.gov/66.shtml
  • ciaaw-dysprosium : https://www.ciaaw.org/dysprosium.htm
  • Nist-66: https://physics.nist.gov/cgi-bin/Elements/elInfo.pl?element=66
  • Pubchem-66: https://pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/element/66
  • science.co.il: https://www.science.co.il/elements/

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