Tennessine Element (Periodic Table)

Tennessine

Tennessine (Ts) is a chemical element of the periodic table, located in the group 17 and the period 7, and has the atomic number 117. It is named after the US State, Tennessee. It is a member of the halogen group and is the second last element of the 7th period. It is a transuranium element and is counted as one of the radioactive elements.

group
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
period
1
1
H
2
He
2
3
Li
4
Be
5
B
6
C
7
N
8
O
9
F
10
Ne
3
11
Na
12
Mg
13
Al
14
Si
15
P
16
S
17
Cl
18
Ar
4
19
K
20
Ca
21
Sc
22
Ti
23
V
24
Cr
25
Mn
26
Fe
27
Co
28
Ni
29
Cu
30
Zn
31
Ga
32
Ge
33
As
34
Se
35
Br
36
Kr
5
37
Rb
38
Sr
39
Y
40
Zr
41
Nb
42
Mo
43
Tc
44
Ru
45
Rh
46
Pd
47
Ag
48
Cd
49
In
50
Sn
51
Sb
52
Te
53
I
54
Xe
6
55
Cs
56
Ba
72
Hf
73
Ta
74
W
75
Re
76
Os
77
Ir
78
Pt
79
Au
80
Hg
81
Tl
82
Pb
83
Bi
84
Po
85
At
86
Rn
7
87
Fr
88
Ra
104
Rf
105
Db
106
Sg
107
Bh
108
Hs
109
Mt
110
Ds
111
Rg
112
Cn
113
Nh
114
Fl
115
Mc
116
Lv
117
Ts
118
Og
57
La
58
Ce
59
Pr
60
Nd
61
Pm
62
Sm
63
Eu
64
Gd
65
Tb
66
Dy
67
Ho
68
Er
69
Tm
70
Yb
71
Lu
89
Ac
90
Th
91
Pa
92
U
93
Np
94
Pu
95
Am
96
Cm
97
Bk
98
Cf
99
Es
100
Fm
101
Md
102
No
103
Lr
– p block

FAQs on Tennessine Element

Tennessine
‣ What does tennessine look like?

Appearance: semimetallic (predicted)
‣ Who discovered tennessine? When was tennessine discovered?

Discovery: Joint Institute for Nuclear Research, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Vanderbilt University and Oak Ridge National Laboratory (2009)
‣ Where is tennessine on the periodic table?

Tennessine Periodic Table

Location: Tennessine is found in the seventh row of the periodic table, next to the livermorium element.
‣ What is the atomic number of tennessine?

Atomic number (Z): 117
‣ What is the symbol of tennessine?

Symbol: Ts
Tennessine atomic weight: [294]
‣ What block is tennessine in on the periodic table?

Block: p-block
‣ What group is tennessine in on the periodic table?

Group: 17 (halogens)
‣ What period is tennessine in the periodic table?

Period: 7
‣ What is the atomic radius of tennessine?

Atomic radius: empirical: 138 pm (predicted)
Tennessine covalent radius: 156-157 pm (extrapolated)
‣ What is the melting point of tennessine?

Melting point: 623-823 K (350-550 °C, 662-1022 °F) (predicted)
‣ What is the boiling point of tennessine?

Boiling point: 883 K (610 °C, 1130 °F) (predicted)
‣ How many electron shells does tennessine have?

Electrons per shell: 2, 8, 18, 32, 32, 18, 7 (predicted)
‣ What is the electron configuration of tennessine?

Electron configuration: [Rn] 5f14 6d10 7s2 7p5 (predicted)
‣ What is the ionization energy of tennessine?

Ionization energies:
1st: 742.9 kJ/mol (predicted)
2nd: 1435.4 kJ/mol (predicted)
3rd: 2161.9 kJ/mol (predicted)
‣ What state of matter is tennessine at room temperature?

Phase (at r.t): solid (predicted)
Tennessine density (near r.t): 7.1-7.3 g/cm3 (extrapolated)
Tennessine natural occurrence: synthetic
Tennessine oxidation state: (-1), (+1), (+3), (+5) (predicted)
Tennessine CAS number: 54101-14-3

‣ How many isotopes does tennessine have?

Main isotopes of tennessine
IsotopeAbundanceHalf-life (t1/2)Decay modeProduct
293Tssyn22 msα289Mc
294Tssyn51 msα290Mc

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