alkali metal

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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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Alkali metals, including potassium and sodium, are highly reactive.
Certain salts of alkali metals have been used as infusions to combat human cancer.
In fact, electrons passing through thin alkali metallic foils do show this discreteness in energy loss, allowing determination of effective plasma frequencies in alkali metals.
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.
Louis, MO-based life science and high technology company Sigma-Aldrich and New York, NY-based early advanced materials company SiGNa Chemistry recently announced that Sigma-Aldrich will distribute SiGNa's new technology for the controlled use of alkali metals, which has applications in such areas as hydrogen energy production for micro fuel cells.
Only hot amines and molten alkali metals affect the copolymer, and there is no known solvent for Halar under 250[degrees]F.
Alkali metals and chlorine present in fuels favor the formation of ash deposits and intensify the high-temperature corrosion and wear of boiler heat-transfer surfaces.
They can accumulate a large variety of elements, ranging from the heaviest of metals, such as lead or mercury, to the alkali metals, including radioisotopes such as caesium-137.
Shamovsky, a Grade 12 student at Holy Cross Catholic Secondary School in Kingston, ON won for his project "Cathodic Oxidation or: How Alkali Metals Attack Corundum".
Melt purification primarily consists of lowering the contents of alkali metals.
Specific topics considered include chlorine in one or more coals, alkali metals (e.
An inspection process to confirm no alkali metals are present prior to commencing size reduction.