actinide


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any of a series of radioactive elements with atomic numbers 89 through 103

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DELTA]I = 1 staggering in octupole bands of light actinides Beat patterns.
The design and synthesis of pyridinyl-l,2,4-triazine ligand scaffolds towards chemoselective minor actinide extraction.
There was upregulated archaeal porphyrin synthesis in the patient population which was archaeal in origin as indicated by actinide catalysis of the reactions.
Presentation at the 34th Actinide Separations Conference, Argonne, IL, May 18, 2010.
The Grand Challenges include areas such as global detection of nuclear materials, actinide science, and modeling of complex systems--all essential to our current national security missions.
Our prime objectives are to serve as a reference centre for basic actinide research, to contribute to an effective safety and safeguards system for the nuclear fuel cycle, and to study technological and medical applications of transuranium elements.
In the UREX+ modification, plutonium extracted from light-water reactor fuel would never be fully separated from its more radioactive actinide cousins.
Molten salt reactor system (MSR): The MSR uses a circulating molten salt fuel mixture with an epithermal-spectrum reactor and a full actinide recycling fuel cycle
Molten salt reactor system (MSR)The MSR uses a circulating molten salt fuel mixture with an epithermal-spectrum reactor and a full actinide recycling fuel cycle.
Such behaviour can be rationalized by the low solubility of tetravalent actinide hydroxides and their tendency to form polymers.
Index of refraction does not seem to vary in any systematic manner with the actinide content.
In the Integral Fast Reactor, high-energy neutrons work to form a minimum amount of actinide wastes.
Among the applications to be explored will be the use of ADS facilities to transmute nuclear waste, specifically, long-lived fission products and minor actinide (MA) materials generated during the operation of nuclear power reactors, and the development of robust techniques for on-line monitoring of ADS facilities.