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any of the monovalent metals of group I of the periodic table (lithium or sodium or potassium or rubidium or cesium or francium)

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The daylight side of WASP-12b is so hot that clouds cannot form and alkali metals are ionised.
Alkali metals such as sodium and potassium are found at some level in all fuels.
Inspired by the information above, the a-M@n-acenes (M = Li, Na and K) salts (n = 1, 2 and 3) were designed to research the nonlinear optical responses to acquire different alkali metals doped NLO molecules.
Alkali metals, including potassium and sodium, are highly reactive.
Colour coded the different group of elements, keeping in mind that our alkali metals would be blue, our alkali earth light green, our transitional metals yellow, our semi metals brown (or close to brown), our gaseous halogens light green alongside our noble gases and finally our two liquids at room temperature blue.
Lithex tenements cover areas which contain the valuable transition metal minerals including tin, tantalum, niobium, alkali metals including lithium, potassium and with scope to define rare mineral lanthanides and actinides -- rare earth minerals.
The contents include sections on each of the elemental groups, including the main groups (or families), alkali metals, alkaline earth metals, halogens, and noble gases.
Over the past seven decades, many monographs and textbooks have elaborated the anticipated electric, magnetic, optical, and thermal properties of a simple metal--one of the alkali metals that possesses free-electron-like conduction electrons, and so a spherical Fermi surface.
In the PFR, for instance, we are cleaning out the alkali metals and have had to think of special solutions such as remote handling tools on the hoof.
Potassium, like all alkali metals, is soft and is a good conductor of heat and electricity.
Following the periodic table, the book begins with alkali metals and earth metals and continues through transition elements, metallics, metalloids, nonmetals, halogens, and noble gases.
x]) and forms nitrogen dioxide that is then reduced or absorbed by alkali metals and silver.
Alkali metals might be extracted from the solid sample either by partial dissolution of the sample, and/or by selective leaching from the material.