URANIUM(VI) FLUORIDE - (7783-81-5)

Einführung

Name: uranium(VI) fluoride; uranium hexafluoride
* IUPAC
CAS-Nummer: 7783-81-5
Chemische Formel: UF6
Molmasse: 352.0193292 g
Aggregatszustand: colorless solid
Massenprozent: U 67.618 %; F 32.381 % 

Einstufung

Verwendung / Funktion

• "Fluorine is used in the nuclear industries of many countries to make uranium hexafluoride for enrichment of uranium in the fissile 235U isotope...Repeated diffusion of UF6 (g) through porous plugs (or centrifugation of the vapor) concentrates 235UF6 relative to 238UF6, since the speed of diffusion varies inversely as the square root of the molecular mass. This enrichment is not needed for fueling power reactors with good neutron economy, such as the Canadian CANDU system. Gaseous diffusion plants for UF6 are expensive, not least because UF6 is itself an aggressive fluorinating agent and thus must be contained in special fluorine-resistant materials." 1

Physikalische Eigenschaften



Dichte (g/cm3):
5.09 at room temperature/pressure 2
* - 1 atm pressure

Löslichkeit

qualitativ:

Kleben

Kleben: ionic
Ionic Character: 69.09 %

Thermochemie

ΔHf° (s): -505 kcal/mol 3 = -2,112.92 kJ/mol
ΔHf° (s): -525.10 kcal/mol = -2197.0 kJ/mol 4
ΔHf° (g): -513.24 kcal/mol = -2147.4 kJ/mol 4
S° (s): 54.4 cal/(mol•K) 5 = 227.61 J/(mol•K)
S° (s): 54.40 cal/(mol•K) = 227.6 J/(mol•K) 6
S° (g): 90.32 cal/(mol•K) = 377.9 J/(mol•K) 6
ΔGf° (s): -485 kcal/mol 7 = -2,029.24 kJ/mol
ΔGf° (s): -494.38 kcal/mol = -2068.5 kJ/mol 8
ΔGf° (g): -493.24 kcal/mol = -2063.7 kJ/mol 8

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Quellen

(1) - Swaddle, T.W. Inorganic Chemistry; Academic Press: San Diego, 1997; pp 230-231.
(2) - Lide, David R. CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics, 83rd ed.; CRC Press: Boca Raton, FL, 2002; p 4-93.
(3) - Dean, John A. Lange's Handbook of Chemistry, 12th ed.; McGraw-Hill Book Company: New York, NY, 1979; p 9:4-9:94.
(4) - Lide, David R. CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics, 83rd ed.; CRC Press: Boca Raton, FL, 2002; p 5-16.
(5) - Dean, John A. Lange's Handbook of Chemistry, 12th ed.; McGraw-Hill Book Company: New York, NY, 1979; p 9:4-9:94.
(6) - Lide, David R. CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics, 83rd ed.; CRC Press: Boca Raton, FL, 2002; p 5-16.
(7) - Dean, John A. Lange's Handbook of Chemistry, 12th ed.; McGraw-Hill Book Company: New York, NY, 1979; p 9:4-9:94.
(8) - Lide, David R. CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics, 83rd ed.; CRC Press: Boca Raton, FL, 2002; p 5-16.
(9) - Swaddle, T.W. Inorganic Chemistry; Academic Press: San Diego, 1997; p 230.