Lutetium: Properties


Atomic

  • Atomic Mass: 174.967
  • Electronegativity:
    • Pauling: 0.98
    • Allred: 0.97
    • Absolute: 3.01 eV
  • Electron Affinity: <50 kJ mol-1
  • Polarizability: 21.9 3
  • Effective Nuclear Charge:
    • Slater: 3
    • Clementi: 8.8
    • Froese Fischer: 12.68
  • Radius:
    • Lu 3 +: 85 pm
    • Atomic: 173.4 pm
    • Covalent: 156 pm
  • Successive Ionization Energies:
    • Lu - Lu + : 523.5 kJ mol-1
    • Lu+1 - Lu+2 : 1340 kJ mol-1
    • Lu+2 - Lu+3 : 2022 kJ mol-1
    • Lu+3 - Lu+4 : 4360 kJ mol-1
  • Common Ions : Lu 3 +