Physics Van 3-site Navigational Menu

Physics Van Navigational Menu

Q & A: Composition of copper?

Learn more physics!

Most recent answer: 09/01/2009
What is the composition of copper?
- Steph
Atlanta, GA, United States
Copper is a pure element with atomic number 29.   That means an atom of copper has 29 protons in the nucleus and 29 electrons surrounding it.   Copper has two stable isotopes
63Cu and 65Cu containing 34 and 36 neutrons respectively in the nucleus, as well as a number of unstable radioactive ones.


(published on 09/01/2009)

Follow-up on this answer.