Tennessine (Ts) – Periodic Table [Element Information & More]

tennessine element periodic table

Tennessine element (Ts) is in group 17 and period 7 of a periodic table. Tennessine is in the p-block and it is classified as a radioactive synthetic element on the periodic table.

There is a lot more information related to tennessine which is mentioned in the Information Table given below.

So let’s dive right into it!

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Tennessine Element (Information Table)

The important data related to tennessine element is given in the table below.

Atomic number of tennessine117
Symbol of tennessineTs
Atomic mass of tennessine (most stable isotope)294 u
Protons in tennessine117
Electrons in tennessine117
State of tennessine (at STP)Solid (predicted)
Group number of tennessine in periodic table17
Period number of tennessine in periodic table7
Block of tennessine in periodic tablep-block
Category of tennessineSynthetic element
Bohr model or Electrons per shell or Electrons arrangement in tennessine2, 8, 18, 32, 32, 18, 7
Electron configuration of tennessine[Rn] 5f14 6d10 7s2 7p5
Orbital diagram of tennessineorbital diagram of Tennessine
Density of tennessine (predicted)7.1-7.3 g/cm3
Main isotope of tennessine294Ts

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Tennessine element in Periodic table

The Tennessine element (Ts) has the atomic number 117 and is located in group 17 and period 7.

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Facts about tennessine

Here are a few interesting facts about the tennessine element.

  1. The name Tennessine came from the name of the state “Tennessee”, which is in the southeast of US.
  2. Tennessine is not available naturally and it is artificially made in the lab.
  3. All the known isotopes of tennessine are radioactive in nature.
  4. 294Ts is the longest lived isotope and it has a half life of only 51 milliseconds.

Properties of tennessine

Here is a list of some physical properties and chemical properties of tennessine.

  • Tennessine is a radioactive element and has a very short half life.
  • Tennessine is predicted to have a solid phase at room temperature.
  • The estimated density of tennessine is 7.1-7.3 g/cm3 and its most stable isotope has an atomic mass 294 amu.
  • The common predicted oxidation states of tennessine are +1 and +3.

Uses of tennessine

Tennessine has no commercial uses due to its scarcity and highly radioactive nature. It is generally used for research work.

External resources:

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