Californium: Properties


Atomic

  • Atomic Mass: (251)
  • Electronegativity:
    • Pauling: 1.3
  • Polarizability: 20.5 3
  • Effective Nuclear Charge:
    • Slater: 1.65
  • Radius:
    • Cf 2 +: 117 pm
    • Cf 3 +: 98 pm
    • Cf 4 +: 86 pm
  • Successive Ionization Energies:
    • Cf - Cf + : 608 kJ mol-1
  • Common Ions : Cf 2 +, Cf 3 +, Cf 4 +