Copper-63 Metal Isotope

Linear Formula: 63Cu

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Copper-63 Metal
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Appearance Solid
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Copper 63 Metal (Copper-63) is a stable (non-radioactive) isotope of Copper. See above table for ENSDF Citation and Half Life. It is both naturally occurring and a produced by fission. Copper 63 Metal is one of over 250 stable Metallic isotopes produced by American Elements for biological and biomedical labeling, as target materials and other applications. Copper Metal 63 additionally has special application in noninvasive studies of copper metabolism and requirements, Studies of congenital disorders and body kinetics in gastrointestinal diseases, and investigation of role in maintaining integrity of tissue such as myocardium. Copper Metal is also available in ultra high purity and as nanoparticles. For thin film applications it is available as rod, pellets, pieces, granules and sputtering targets and as either an ingot or powder. Copper Metal 63 isotopic material is generally immediately available. American Elements produces to many standard grades when applicable, including Mil Spec (military grade); ACS, Reagent and Technical Grade; Food, Agricultural and Pharmaceutical Grade; Optical Grade, USP and EP/BP (European Pharmacopoeia/British Pharmacopoeia) and follows applicable ASTM testing standards. Typical and custom packaging is available. Additional technical, research and safety (MSDS) information is available as is a Reference Calculator for converting relevant units of measurement.



Chemical Identifiers

Linear Formula 63Cu
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Isotopic Data

N 29
ENSDF Citation NDS 64,815 (1991)
Half Life stable
Jp 3/2-
Sn (keV) 10853  4
Sp (keV) 6122.44  7
Abundance 69.17 3%

Packaging Specifications

Typical bulk packaging includes palletized plastic 5 gallon/25 kg. pails, fiber and steel drums to 1 ton super sacks in full container (FCL) or truck load (T/L) quantities. Research and sample quantities and hygroscopic, oxidizing or other air sensitive materials may be packaged under argon or vacuum. Shipping documentation includes a Certificate of Analysis and Safety Data Sheet (SDS). Solutions are packaged in polypropylene, plastic or glass jars up to palletized 440 gallon liquid totes, and 36,000 lb. tanker trucks.

Related Products & Element Information

See more Copper products. Copper Bohr Model Copper (atomic symbol: Cu, atomic number: 29) is a Block D, Group 11, Period 4 element with an atomic weight of 63.546. The number of electrons in each of copper's shells is 2, 8, 18, 1 and its electron configuration is [Ar] 3d10 4s1. The copper atom has a radius of 128 pm and a Van der Waals radius of 186 pm. Copper was first discovered by Early Man prior to 9000 BC. In its elemental form, copper has a red-orange metallic luster appearance. Of all pure metals, only silver Elemental Copperhas a higher electrical conductivity.The origin of the word copper comes from the Latin word 'cuprium' which translates as "metal of Cyprus." Cyprus, a Mediterranean island, was known as an ancient source of mined copper.

Recent Research

The effects of pH and copper on the formation of volatile sulfur compounds in Chardonnay and Shiraz wines post-bottling., Bekker, Marlize Z., Mierczynska-Vasilev Agnieszka, Smith Paul A., and Wilkes Eric N. , Food Chem, 2016 Sep 15, Volume 207, p.148-56, (2016)

A sensitive plasmonic copper(II) sensor based on gold nanoparticles deposited on ITO glass substrate., Ding, Lijun, Gao Yan, and Di Junwei , Biosens Bioelectron, 2016 Sep 15, Volume 83, p.9-14, (2016)

Cyclic voltammetry deposition of copper nanostructure on MWCNTs modified pencil graphite electrode: An ultra-sensitive hydrazine sensor., Heydari, Hamid, Gholivand Mohammad B., and Abdolmaleki Abbas , Mater Sci Eng C Mater Biol Appl, 2016 Sep 1, Volume 66, p.16-24, (2016)

Copper sulfate improves pullulan production by bioconversion using whole cells of Aureobasidium pullulans as the catalyst., Wang, Dahui, Ju Xiaomin, Zhang Gaochuan, Wang Donghua, and Wei Gongyuan , Carbohydr Polym, 2016 Oct 5, Volume 150, p.209-15, (2016)

Preparation of cellulose composites with in situ generated copper nanoparticles using leaf extract and their properties., Sadanand, V, Rajini N, A Rajulu Varada, and Satyanarayana B , Carbohydr Polym, 2016 Oct 5, Volume 150, p.32-9, (2016)

Copper-induced alteration in sucrose partitioning and its relationship to the root growth of two Elsholtzia haichowensis Sun populations., Li, Min-Jing, Xiong Zhi-Ting, Liu Hui, Kuo Yi-Ming, and Tong Lei , Int J Phytoremediation, 2016 Oct 2, Volume 18, Issue 10, p.966-76, (2016)

Effect of copper-doped silicate 13-93 bioactive glass scaffolds on the response of MC3T3-E1 cells in vitro and on bone regeneration and angiogenesis in rat calvarial defects in vivo., Lin, Yinan, Xiao Wei, B Bal Sonny, and Rahaman Mohamed N. , Mater Sci Eng C Mater Biol Appl, 2016 Oct 1, Volume 67, p.440-52, (2016)

Increased plant growth and copper uptake of host and non-host plants by metal-resistant and plant growth-promoting endophytic bacteria., Sun, Leni, Wang Xiaohan, and Li Ya , Int J Phytoremediation, 2016 May 3, Volume 18, Issue 5, p.494-501, (2016)

Copper uptake by Pteris melanocaulon Fée from a Copper-Gold mine in Surigao del Norte, Philippines., De la Torre, Joseph Benjamin B., Claveria Rene Juna R., Perez Rubee Ellaine C., Perez Teresita R., and Doronila Augustine I. , Int J Phytoremediation, 2016 May 3, Volume 18, Issue 5, p.435-41, (2016)

[Reduction Kinetics of Cr (VI) in Chromium Contaminated Soil by Nanoscale Zerovalent Iron-copper Bimetallic]., Ma, Shao-yun, Zhu Fang, and Shang Zhi-feng , Huan Jing Ke Xue, 2016 May 15, Volume 37, Issue 5, p.1953-9, (2016)

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