Properties of curium atoms

Ionisation Energies and electron affinity

The electron affinity of curium is no data  kJ mol-1. The ionisation energies of curium are given below.

Ionisation energy number Enthalpy /kJ mol-1
1st 581

Ionisation energies of Cm

Electronic configuration

The following represents the electronic configuration and its associated term symbol for the ground state neutral gaseous atom. The configuration associated with curium in its compounds is not necessarily the same.

Pointer to The Orbitron gallery of orbitals.

Kossel shell structure of Cm
A schematic representation of the shell structure of curium - not what the atom of curium "looks like".

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