Silicon (Si) | AMERICAN ELEMENTS
Silicon Properties. Silicon is a Block P, Group 14, Period 3 element. The nuer of electrons in each of Silicon''s shells is 2, 8, 4 and its electron configuration is [Ne] 3s 2 3p 2. The silicon atom has a radius of 111.pm and its Van der Waals radius is 210.pm. In its elemental form, silicon''s CAS nuer is 7440-21-3.