›› Physical and chemical properties of Dysprosium

Atomic Number:66
Element Symbol:Dy
Element Name:Dysprosium
Atomic Weight:162.500
Group Name:Lanthanoid
Period Number:6 (lanthanoid)
Ground State Configuration:[Xe] 4f10 6s2
Ground State Level:5I8
Standard State:Solid
Bond Length:350.3
Atomic Radius Empirical:175
Atomic Radius Calculated:228
Electron Affinity:50
First Ionization Energy:573.0
Pauling Electronegativity:1.22
Allred Rochow Electronegativity:1.10
Density Of Solid:8551
Molar Volume:19.01
Velocity Of Sound:2710
Youngs Modulus:61
Rigidity Modulus:25
Bulk Modulus:41
Poissons Ratio:0.25
Brinell Hardness:500
Vickers Hardness:540
Electrical Resistivity:91
Melting Point:1407
Boiling Point:2567
Thermal Conductivity:11
Coefficient Of Linear Expansion:9.9
Enthalpy Of Fusion:11.1
Enthalpy Of Vaporization:280
Enthalpy Of Atmization:290
Most Common Oxidation Numbers:3
Color:Silvery white
Discovered By:Paul Emile Lecoq de Boisbaudran
Discovered At:France
Discovered When:1886
Origin Of Name:From the Greek word dysprositos meaning hard to obtain

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››Compounds that contain Dysprosium

Dysprosium(II) Boride  DyB4
Dysprosium(II) Bromide  DyBr2
Dysprosium(III) Bromide  DyBr3
Dysprosium(II) Chloride  DyCl2
Dysprosium(III) Chloride  DyCl3
Dysprosium(III) Fluoride  DyF3
Dysprosium(III) Hydride  DyH3
Dysprosium(II) Iodide  DyI2
Dysprosium(III) Iodide  DyI3
Dysprosium(III) Nitride  DyN
Dysprosium(II) Silicide  DySi2
Dysprosium(III) Oxide  Dy2O3
Dysprosium(III) Sulfide  Dy2S3