cesium


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Synonyms for cesium

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

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The cesium attached itself to the surfaces of the sand grains, and some managed to trickle down to the groundwater below.
Notably, a eustigmatophycean unicellular algal strain, nak 9, was found to be the most efficient in eliminating up to 90 percent of cesium without any special treatment needed.
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.
In 1999, Avalon, through an initial reconnaissance mapping and sampling program, confirmed the presence of economically significant tantalum mineralization at several locations, on the property and also discovered high-grade cesium mineralization in association with the tantalum.
A ball of cesium atoms, created by six infrared lasers, passes repeatedly through a microwave-filled cavity, achieving a microwave frequency that alters the states of most of the cesium atoms and maximizes their fluorescence.
Cesium beam standards use the highly stable and repeatable characteristics of the cesium atom to produce accurate and stable output frequencies.
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.
The starting price of the Cesium 133 is expected to be 12,000 dollars once it enters production.
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.
9 percent of radioactive cesium in contaminated soil, which could be used to treat radioactive waste in areas affected by the Fukushima nuclear disaster.
The advance indicates that the reign of atomic clocks tuned to the element cesium is coming to an end, says physicist James C.