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Synonyms for rubidium

a soft silvery metallic element of the alkali metal group

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Rubidium nitrate is a white crystalline powder that is highly soluble in water and very slightly soluble in acetone.
The company's RUBY-FILL Generator and the RUBY Rubidium Elution System is the latest technology in Positron Emission Tomography (PET) Myocardial Imaging.
Their model, based on physical principles, puts forth the following scenario: As a single photon moves through the cloud of rubidium atoms, it briefly lands on a nearby atom before skipping to another atom, like a bee flitting between flowers, until it reaches the other end.
Since the photons remain linked even after they are out of the cloud of ultracold rubidium atoms, they can be considered to be strongly correlated, or entangled - making them a potential candidate for a quantum computing bit, or a qubit.
Furthermore, energy-dispersive X-ray microanalysis of the samples was carried out (Oxford Instruments INCAx-act), and the protonation degree was calculated from the relative rubidium content in each sample.
The elements identified in Thar 31-2 coal sample, were Aluminum, Arsenic, Barium, Bromine, Calcium, Cerium, Cobalt, Chromium, Cesium, Copper, Iron, Hafnium, Lanthanum, Manganese, Molybdenum, Niobium, Neodymium, Nickel, Rubidium, Antimony, Scandium, Selenium, Tin, Strontium, Samarium, Tantalum, Titanium, Uranium, Vanadium, Tungsten, Yttrium, Zink and Zirconium.
To observe and test them in the lab, the researchers created a quantum system - a magnetic field of a cloud of rubidium atoms in a state of matter known as a Bose-Einstein condensate.
Fiscal year 2014 results include USD736,000 in net proceeds from the sale of certain manufacturing equipment under a rubidium oscillator license agreement.
The company also notes that a 10 MHz GPS or rubidium reference signal can be fed to the 8600S for locking the 19 kHz pilot tone to the reference.
I don't need to capture rubidium atoms in atom traps
The active sensing material is a cloud of 100 billion atoms of rubidium. A property of rubidium is that its ability to absorb infrared light increases if it is in a magnetic field.
This field is promising, as it contains aluminum and rubidium ores with undeveloped processing technology.
The topics include designing and implementing vertically emitting distributed feedback lasers for biological sensing, SPR screening of chemical microarrays for fragment-based discovery, non-radioactive rubidium efflux assay technology for screening ion channels, and SPR-based direct binding assays in drug discovery.
Crystek (Fort Myers, FL) has been named the exclusive franchise USA distributor of Rubidium and GPS Time Sources from AccuBeat (Israel).
The Rydberg molecules in question were formed from two atoms of rubidium - one a Rydberg atom, and one a normal atom.