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Substance Name: Americium, radioactive
ID: D000576000
InChIKey: LXQXZNRPTYVCNG-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Note

  • Americium. A completely man-made radioactive actinide with atomic symbol Am, atomic number 95, and atomic weight 243. Its valence can range from 3 to 6. Because of its nonmagnetic ground state, it is an excellent superconductor. It is also used in bone mineral analysis and as a radiation source for radiotherapy.

Molecular Weight

  • 241.06
 
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Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Americium, radioactive

Synonym

  • HSDB 7383

Registry Number

  • D000576000

Structure Descriptors

InChI

1S/Am

InChIKey

LXQXZNRPTYVCNG-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Smiles

[Am]