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Periodic Table Element Comparison: Compare Elements - Helium vs Silicon

Compare Helium and Silicon

Compare Helium and Silicon on the basis of their properties, attributes and periodic table facts. Compare elements on more than 90 properties. All the elements of similar categories show a lot of similarities and differences in their chemical, atomic, physical properties and uses. These similarities and dissimilarities should be known while we study periodic table elements. You can study the detailed comparison between Helium vs Silicon with most reliable information about their properties, attributes, facts, uses etc. You can compare He vs Si on more than 90 properties like electronegativity , oxidation state, atomic shells, orbital structure, Electronaffinity, physical states, electrical conductivity and many more.

Facts

Helium
2
He
4.002602
Gas
Colorless
noble gas
18
helium family or neon family 
1
p
1s2
N/A
-268.93 °C
2
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Silicon
14
Si
28.0855
Solid
Gray
metalloid
14
carbon family 
3
p
[Ne] 3s2 3p2
1414 °C
2.9×103 °C
2, 8, 4
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Neighborhood Elements of Silicon

History

History
The element Helium was discovered by Pierre Janssen in year 1895 in Sweden and United Kingdom. Helium derived its name from from the Greek word helios, meaning 'sun'
The element Silicon was discovered by Jöns Jacob Berzelius in year 1824 in Sweden. Silicon derived its name derived its name from from the Latin silex, 'flint' (originally silicium)

Presence: Abundance in Nature and Around Us

Ppb by weight (1ppb =10^-7 %)
0.23
0.23
N/A
5.5×10-7%
7.2×10-10%
N/A
0.0007
0.0009
0.14
0.27
1e-06
0.00026

Crystal Structure and Atomic Structure

31 pm
22.423540616247 cm3
32 pm
140 pm
0.007
helium Spectrum
424.2, 424.2, 424.2 pm
π/2, π/2, π/2
Fm_ 3m
225

Face Centered Cubic

helium Crystal Structure
111 pm
12.053862660944 cm3
111 pm
210 pm
171
silicon Spectrum
543.09, 543.09, 543.09 pm
π/2, π/2, π/2
Fd_ 3m
227

Tetrahedral Packing

silicon Crystal Structure

Atomic and Orbital Properties

Atomic Number
Number of Electrons (with no charge)
Number of Protons
Mass Number
Number of Neutrons
Shell structure (Electrons per energy level)
Electron Configuration
Valence Electrons
Oxidation State
Atomic Term Symbol (Quantum Numbers)
Shell structure
2
2
2
4.002602
2.002602
2
1s2
1s2
 
1S0
helium Shells
14
14
14
28.0855
14.0855
2, 8, 4
[Ne] 3s2 3p2
3s2 3p2
-4;-3;-2;-1  1;2;3;4
3P0
silicon Shells

Isotopes - Nuclear Properties

Isotopes
Naturally occurring stable isotopes:
3He, 4He.
Naturally occurring stable isotopes:
28Si, 29Si, 30Si.

Chemical Properties: Ionization Energies and electron affinity

0
N/A
0 kJ/mol
2372.3, 5250.5 kJ/mol
4
1.9
133.6 kJ/mol
786.5, 1577.1, 3231.6, 4355.5, 16091, 19805, 23780, 29287, 33878, 38726 kJ/mol

Physical Properties

0.1785 g/l
22.423540616247

 

N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A


 

N/A
N/A
N/A

 

N/A
N/A
N/A

 

0.1513 W/(m K)
N/A

 

Diamagnetic
N/A
-5.9×10-9
-2.36×10-11
-1.05×10-9

 

1.000035

 

970 m/s
2.33 g/cm3
12.053862660944

 

47 GPa
N/A
100 GPa
N/A


 

6.5 MPa
N/A
N/A

 

1×103 S/m
0.001 m Ω
N/A

 

150 W/(m K)
2.6×10-6 K-1

 

Diamagnetic
N/A
-1.6×10-9
-4.49×10-11
-3.73×10-6

 

N/A

 

2.2×103 m/s

Thermal Properties - Enthalpies and thermodynamics

N/A
-268.93 °C
5.19 K
N/A

 

0.02 kJ/mol
0.083 kJ/mol
N/A
1414 °C
2.9×103 °C
N/A
N/A

 

50.2 kJ/mol
359 kJ/mol
-9055 J/(kg K)

Regulatory and Health - Health and Safety Parameters and Guidelines

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2.2
1963
N/A
0
N/A
1
0

 

N/A
N/A
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RTECSVW0400000
4.1
1346
N/A
0
N/A
1
0

 

150 °C
N/A