Properties of plutonium atoms

Ionisation Energies and electron affinity

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

Ionisation energy number Enthalpy /kJ mol-1
1st 584.7

Ionisation energies of Pu

Electronic configuration

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

Pointer to The Orbitron gallery of orbitals.

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

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