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  • noun

Synonyms for cesium

a soft silver-white ductile metallic element (liquid at normal temperatures)

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The levels of radioactive cesium reached 650 becquerels per kilogram, exceeding the government-designated allowable limit of 500 becquerels per kg, but the beef was retained by meat processors in Tokyo and has not reached consumers, according to the Tokyo metropolitan government.
s Fundamental Research Laboratories in Tsukuba, Japan, described a new superconductor that contained two cesium atoms and one rubidium atom for each buckyball.
The levels of radioactive cesium detected in the meat were three to six times higher than the provisional ceiling of 500 becquerels per kilogram.
The irony, Farber says, is that federal regulations require releases from nuclear plants to be disposed of as radioactive wastes if they contain even 1 percent of the cesium and strontium levels detected in the ash samples from New England.
That, and the ongoing high levels of radioactive cesium.
Both iodine and cesium are not found in nature, but the amount detected cannot pose any health risks even if a person is exposed to this level constantly all year, he added.
The man agreed to stop taking cesium, and 6 months later the cardiac abnormalities and syncope had resolved, the investigators said in a letter to the editor (New Engl.
The company did not assay for cesium, rubidium or lithium.
High grade cesium, tantalum, lithium and rubidium oxide values have been reported from the exposed pegmatite which is open in all directions on our project.
com adds "Global and Chinese Cesium Industry, 2009-2019 Market Research Report" to its store.
com/research/pdb5v5/global_market) has announced the addition of the "Global Market Report of Cesium iodide (CAS 7789-17-5)" report to their offering.
The whole atomic clock system of these wristwatches are contained in a computer chip, while it still needs a cavity full of cesium gas.
The operator of the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant said Tuesday that the density of radioactive cesium in groundwater by the sea at the plant has soared in the past several days, adding that the reason for the sudden rise in toxicity is unknown.
How did that pulse of cesium and other radioisotopes make its way through the marine food chain?
In April, Japanese regulators tightened regulations on the amount of radioactive cesium isotopes that could be found in seafood, lowering the limit from 500 becquerels per kilogram in wet weight to 100.