HHomeBackground Color:He
LiBeCalifornium Main PageBlack White GrayBCNOFNe
NaMgCalifornium Pictures PageAlSiPSClAr
KCaCalifornium Technical DataScTiVCrMnFeCoNiCuZnGaGeAsSeBrKr
RbSrYZrNbMoTcRuRhPdAgCdInSnSbTeIXe
CsBaLaCePrNdPmSmEuGdTbDyHoErTmYbLuHfTaWReOsIrPtAuHgTlPbBiPoAtRn
FrRaAcThPaUNpPuAmCmBkCfEsFmMdNoLrRfDbSgBhHsMtDsRgUubUutUuqUupUuhUusUuo

Isotopes of Californium (click to see decay chain):
237Cf  238Cf  239Cf  240Cf  241Cf  242Cf  243Cf  244Cf  245Cf  246Cf  247Cf  248Cf  249Cf  250Cf  251Cf  252Cf  253Cf  254Cf  255Cf  256Cf 

242Cf    Half-lifeBoson, 98p 144ntitle icon
3.483mSpin 0 Parity 1

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ProbabilityModeDecay EnergyDaughter
80.%α7516.78keV238Cm
20.%β+580.keV242Bk
0.014%SFN/AVariable
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Atomic Weight242.063701552
AbundanceNone
Mass Excess59.337614MeV
Binding Energy7.509302MeV
Magnetic Moment
Quadrupole MomentN/A
 
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Decay chain image generated by Mathematica's GraphPlot and IsotopeData functions from Wolfram Research, Inc..