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Tin-121m



Medium-lived
fission products
t½(y)Yield%KeVβ
155Eu4.76.0330252γ
85Kr10.76.2717687γ
113mCd14.1.0003316
90Sr28.95.75182826β
137Cs30.236.08991176γ
121mSn43.9.00003390γ
151Sm90.420377

Tin-121m is a radioisotope and nuclear isomer with a halflife of 43.9 years. In a normal thermal reactor, it has a very low fission product yield; thus, this isotope is not a significant contributor to nuclear waste.

Additional recommended knowledge

Fast fission or fission of some heavier actinides will produce 121mSn at higher yields.

See also

 
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