neptunium


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Synonyms for neptunium

a radioactive transuranic metallic element

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Figure 2 provides a plot of the concentrations of strontium, plutonium, neptunium and uranium versus time when a simulated waste solution is contacted with MST.
Christiansen, a geochemist at the University of Copenhagen who specializes in 'green rust', describes how it contains neptunium.
1 Important (MAs) primarily contributors to Neptunium (Np), long-term radio- Americium (Am) and toxicity of the Curium (Cm) waste.
They therefore would become "burner" reactors for fissioning the plutonium and the minor transuranic elements, neptunium, americium, and curium, recovered from spent fuel from light water reactors.
In the wet reprocessing method, plutonium is mixed with neptunium and other radioactive elements that were discarded in order to make it harder for extracting pure plutonium that can be turned into nuclear weapons.
1988): Diffusion of neptunium, plutonium and americium in crystalline rocks.
In 1940, he became one of the rare scientists to create a new element, Neptunium (element 93) after bombarding Uranium with neutrons.
Biokinetics of neptunium, plutonium, americium and californium in phytoplankton.
You're obviously fresh back from drilling for Neptunium on one of the moons of Uranus.