Tennessine ( Ts )

Define: Tennessine is semi  metal it is place below Astatine .it is place in halogen family. It is radioactive element and toxic in nature. It is 2nd number heaviest element. It is man made element and produce in nuclear reactor.

Discovery : it is discovered in 2010 by scientist yurioganessian and joint institute for Nuclear research and Lawrence Livermore National laboratory in California USA

Origin of name :The name is referred to the US state of Tennessee.

Physical properties :

Atomic symbol: Atomic symbol of Tennessine is Ts

Atomic number : Atomic number of Tennessine is 117

In Tennessee is 117 proton and 117 Electron

Atomic weight/ mass: Atomic weight of Tennessine  is 294 Amu

In Tennessee 117 proton and 177 neutron is present

Position : it is place in periodic table at 7th period and 17th group

Block : it is place in p block

Colour :Tennessine show silver white colour

State : Tennessine produce in solid form

Boiling point : Boiling point of Tennessine is 610 0C

Melting point :melting point of Tennessine is may be up to 550 0C


  •  292Ts: Atomic weight of this isotope is 292.05 Amu

In this isotope 117 proton ,117 electron and 175 neutron is present.

  • 294Ts: Atomic weight of this isotope is 294.02 Amu

In this isotope 117 proton ,117 Electron and 177 neutron is present.

Chemical properties :

Electronic configuration

Electronic configuration of Tennessine is [ Rn ] 7s2 7p5 5f14 6d10

Electronic configuration in concert of shell is 2,8,18,32,32, 18,7

Electronic structure

Valency : Valency of Tennessine is 2 or 4 or 6

Atomic radius : atomic radius of Tennessine 138 Pm


  • It is produce only small amount and only use in research field.


Question and Answer:

Q1. Define Tennessine

Q2. Who discovered Tennessine?

Q2. Physical properties of Tennessine

Q4. Write Atomic Symbol of Tennessine.

Q5. Write the Atomic number of Tennessine.

Q6. On which block Tennessine element is present?

Q7. What is the color of Tennessine?

Q8. What is the Boiling point of Tennessine?

Q9. What is the Melting point of Tennessine?

Q10. Write the Isotopes of Tennessine.

Q11. Show Electronic configuration of Tennessine.

Q12. Write Electronic Structure of Tennessine.

Q13. What is the Valency of Tennessine?

Q14. Write the uses of Tennessine element.

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