Tennessine (Ununseptium)

Ununseptium (Tennessine)
Tennessine (Ununseptium)
Symbol Ts
Atomic Number 117
Atomic Mass (294)
Discovered by Scientists from the Joint Institute for Nuclear Research, Russia, and the USA.

Chemical Properties Of Ununseptium (Tennessine)

Group 17 Melting point Unknown
Period 7 Boiling point Unknown
Block p Density (g cm−3) Unknown
Atomic number 117 Relative atomic mass [294]
State at 20°C Solid Key isotopes 294 Ts
Electron configuration [Rn]  5f16d17s7p5 CAS number 87658-56-8
ChemSpider ID ChemSpider is a free chemical structure

What is Ununseptium (Tennessine)?

  • The recently discovered element 117 has been officially named “tennessine”.
  • Tennessine – Element 117 is a superheavy element on the periodic table, which does not occur naturally, are synthesized by exposing a radioisotope target to a beam of another specific isotope.

Uses of Ununseptium (Tennessine)

  • At the moment, the element is only used for the purpose of research.

Properties of Ununseptium (Tennessine)

  • A highly radioactive metal, of which only a few atoms have ever been made.

Practise This Question

The next homologue of ethene in the homologous series of alkene is