Hassium (Hs)

General Properties

Symbol Hs
Atomic Number 108
Atomic Weight (278)
Group
8 (iron family)
VIIIA (IUPAC), VIII (CAS)
Transition Metal, Metal, Radioactive, Synthetic
Period 7
Block d

Physical Properties

Density --
Atomic Volume cm3/mole
Atomic Radius --
Covalent Radius --
Crust Abundance None
Crystal Structure Unknown

Energy

Electronegativity (Pauling Scale)
Electron Affinity --
1st Ionization Energy --
Specific Heat Capacity J g−1 K−1
Thermal Conductivity W·m−1·K−1

Electrons & Oxidation

Oxidation States
Electrons Per Shell 2 8 18 32 32 14 2
Electron Configuration [Rn] 5f14 6d6 7s2
1s2 2s2 2p6 3s2 3p6 3d10 4s2 4p6 4d10 5s2 5p6 4f14 5d10 6s2 6p6 5f14 6d6 7s2
Orbital Diagram
1s
↿⇂
2s
↿⇂
2p
↿⇂
↿⇂
↿⇂
3s
↿⇂
3p
↿⇂
↿⇂
↿⇂
3d
↿⇂
↿⇂
↿⇂
↿⇂
↿⇂
4s
↿⇂
4p
↿⇂
↿⇂
↿⇂
4d
↿⇂
↿⇂
↿⇂
↿⇂
↿⇂
4f
↿⇂
↿⇂
↿⇂
↿⇂
↿⇂
↿⇂
↿⇂
5s
↿⇂
5p
↿⇂
↿⇂
↿⇂
5d
↿⇂
↿⇂
↿⇂
↿⇂
↿⇂
5f
↿⇂
↿⇂
↿⇂
↿⇂
↿⇂
↿⇂
↿⇂
6s
↿⇂
6p
↿⇂
↿⇂
↿⇂
6d
↿⇂
↿ 
↿ 
↿ 
↿ 
6f
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
7s
↿⇂
7p
 
 
 
7d
 
 
 
 
 
7f
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Nuclear

Radioactive Yes
Half Life 1.11 h
Lifetime 1.39h
Decay Alpha Emission

Media

Planetary Bohr Model of Hassium (Hs)
Description
Synthetic radioactive metal.
Uses
It has no significant commercial applications.
Sources
Formed by the bombardment of lead-208 with iron-58.
Pronounciation (English)
HES-i-em

Translations

Afrikaans Hassium
Aragonese Asio
العربية هاسيوم
Armãneashte Hasiumu
asturianu Hassiu
azərbaycan dili Hanium
български Хасий
বাংলা হ্যাসিয়াম
brezhoneg Hasiom
bosanski Hasijum, ²Hassij
Byelorussian Хасій
Cebuano Hassyo
čeština Hassium
Chuvash Хасси
Cymraeg Hassi
dansk Hassium
Deutsch Hassium
Ελληνικά Χάσιο
English Hassium
esperanto Hasio
español Hassio
eesti Hassium
euskara Hassio
فارسی هاسیم
suomi Hassium
føroyskt Hassium
français Hassium
furlan Hassi
West-Frysk Hassium
Gaeilge Haisiam
Gàidhlig Haisiam
galego Hassio
ગુજરાતી હૅસિયમનો
Gaelg Hassium
Hakka Chinese --
עברית הסיום
हिन्दी हसियम
hrvatski Hassij
magyar Hasszium
հայերեն Հասիում
Indonesia Hassium
íslenska Hassín
italiano Hassio
日本語 ハッシウム
ქართული --
کٲشُر Has
한국어 하슘
Kurdish Hassiyûm
Komi Хассий
kernewek Hassyum
Latin Hassium
Lëtzebuergesch Hassium
Lombard Àssi
lingála Hasu?
lietuvių Hasis
latviešu Hassijs
Mari Хассий
Maori Hassium
македонски Хасиум
മലയാളം ഹാസ്സിയം
монгол Хани
Bahasa Melayu Hassium
Malti Hassju
Nahuatl Hassio
Nederlands Hassium
norsk Hassium
Occitan Assi
polski Has
português Hássio
Runasimi Hasyu
română Hassiu
русский Хассий
slovenčina Hassium
slovenščina Hasij
Samoan Hasimi
Samogitian Hasis
shqip Hasium, ²Hassiumi
српски Хасијум
Southern Sotho Hassiamo
svenska Hassium
Kiswahili Hassi
தமிழ் ஹஸ்ஸியம்
Tajik Ҳассий
ไทย แฮลเชียม
Türkçe Hassiyum
українська Хасій
o‘zbek Hassiy
Tiếng Việt Hassi
Võro Hassium
中文 金黑

History

Discovered In
1984
Discovered By
Peter Armbruster, Gottfried Münzenber and their co-workers.
Discovered At
Gesellschaft für Schwerionenforschung (GSI) in Darmstadt, Germany.
Word Origin
The origin of the name is the Latin word "Hassias" meaning "Hess", the German state.