transuranic element


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any element having an atomic number greater than 92 (which is the atomic number of uranium)

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The key to finding a new transuranic element is the observation of a source of nuclear fission or of alpha-particle decay that does not correspond to any nuclear species already known.
The x-ray tube-excited NITON XL3t 800 features a 50 kV, 2-watt miniaturized x-ray tube with multiple multi-layer primary filters to provide optimized excitation for elements ranging from chlorine through the transuranic elements.
The program, rolled out by the department in February 2006, calls for the promotion of effective utilization of nuclear energy resources through recycling of spent nuclear fuels from light water reactors and generation of electricity by advanced reactors that consume transuranic elements as part of their fuel, according to Mitsubishi Heavy.
The series offers a powerful X-ray tube, providing optimized excitation of elements ranging from chlorine through the transuranic elements.
GNEP calls for the promotion of effective utilization of nuclear energy resources through recycling of spent nuclear fuels from light water reactors and generating electricity with an advanced reactor that consumes transuranic elements as part of its fuel.
Although reprocessing involves interim storage of high-level wastes and separated plutonium and other transuranic elements at the reprocessing site, it is made more attractive by thousands of jobs and the construction of multibillion-dollar facilities.
SuperHENC is a mobile, super-high-efficiency, passive neutron-counting system for the rapid assay of large containers of waste contaminated with transuranic elements bound for the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) in southern New Mexico.
A nuclear chemist and Nobel Laureate, Seaborg was co-discoverer of plutonium and nine other transuranic elements.
In this long keystone section of the book, Haraway then writes how transuranic elements are to transgenic elements what the Cold War is to New World Order Inc.
For example, Glenn Seaborg, who is a Nobel laureate and a prominent futurist, wrote an article for us on transuranic elements, and his son Eric wrote a piece on recreation and leisure-time pursuits, which is his bag.
Seaborg of the University of California for their research in transuranic elements.