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Cadmium
48
Cd
112.411
Atomic Number 48
Atomic Weight 112.411
Electron Config. 2-2-6-2-6-10-2-6-10-0-2
Electron configuration order: 1s-2s-2p-3s-3p-3d-4s-4p-4d-4f-5s-5p-5d-5f-6s-6p-6d-7s

Mechanical Properties Conditions
Phase Temp. (K) Pressure (Pa)
Density 8690 kg/m3 Solid  298.15 
Modulus of Elasticity 55.158 GPa Solid  0   
Poisson Ratio 0.3 Solid     
Thermal Expansion Coefficient 3.080 /K Solid  298.15  

Electrical Properties Conditions
Temp. (K) Note
Electrical Resistivity 6.830 W-m 273.15  

Thermal Properties Conditions
Temp. (K) Pressure (Pa)
Melting Temperature 594.22 K   101325 
Boiling Temperature 1040.15 K   101325 
Critical Temperature 2690 K    
Fusion Enthalpy 55.1 J/g 101325 
Vaporization Enthalpy 888.44 J/g 101325 
Heat Capacity 232 J/kg-K 298.149993896 100000 
Thermal Conductivity 96.8 W/m-K 300 101325 

 
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