Decay Mode and Half-life of Uranium 233

Decay Mode and Half-life of Uranium 233

  • Uranium 233 decays via alpha decay into 229Th.
  • Half-life of uranium 233 is 159 200 years.
  • Uranium 233 occasionally decays by spontaneous fission with very low probability of 0.000000006%.
  • Its specific activity is ~0.0098 Ci/g.
IsotopeSpecific Activity
Uranium 23222 Ci/g
Uranium 2330.0098 Ci/g
Uranium 2340.0063 Ci/g
Uranium 2360.000065 Ci/g
Uranium 2350.0000022 Ci/g
Uranium 2380.00000034 Ci/g

Table of specific activities of isotopes of uranium.

See above:

Uranium 233