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RADIOACTIVE TRANSURANIC ELEMENT
CALIFORNIUM OXYCHLORIDE
UNIVERSITY
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AQUEOUS SOLUTION
CHEMICAL ELEMENT
ACTINIDES
ISOTOPES
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EINSTEINIUM
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CALIFORNIUM
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Definitions

  1. Californium is a member of the actinide series of chemical elements, found in Group 3 of the periodic table. (Web site)
  2. Californium is a synthetic element in the periodic table that has the symbol Cf and atomic number 98.
  3. Californium (III) is the only ion stable in aqueous solutions, all attempts to reduce or oxidize californium (III) having failed. (Web site)
  4. Californium is the heaviest element that has been produced in weighable amounts.
  5. Californium is used in smoke detectors, curium is a power source in space vehicles, and americium is utilized in the treatment of cancer.

Radioactive Transuranic Element

  1. A radioactive transuranic element, californium has very few uses and was discovered by bombarding curium with alpha particles (helium ions).

Californium Oxychloride

  1. Included among these are californium oxide (Cf 2 O 3), californium trichloride (Cf Cl 3) and californium oxychloride (CfOCl). (Web site)

University

  1. March 17 - University of California, Berkeley researchers announce the creation of element 98 which they have named " californium ".

Possible

  1. Weighable amounts of californium make it possible to determine some of its properties using macroscopic quantities.

Aqueous Solution

  1. The only californium ion that is stable in aqueous solution is the californium(III) cation. (Web site)

Chemical Element

  1. Californium is a chemical element.

Actinides

  1. Actinides beyond californium possess exceedingly short half-lives.

Isotopes

  1. Some of the other isotopes of this element are made by bombarding neon atom to get californium isotopes.
  2. A mixture of californium isotopes was bombarded with boron ions to produce short-lived lawrencium isotopes. (Web site)
  3. The isotopes of californium range in atomic weight from 237.062 u (237 Cf) to 256.093 u (256 Cf). (Web site)

Bombarding

  1. It was first made in 1961 at the University of California at Berkeley by bombarding californium with boron nuclei.

Einsteinium

  1. For example: berkelium, californium, einsteinium, nobelium.

Lawrencium

  1. Lawrencium does not occur naturally and was first made by bombarding californium with boron nuclei. (Web site)

Californium

  1. Although californium does not occur naturally on Earth, the element and its decay products occur elsewhere in the universe.
  2. Albert Ghiorso, who had been on Seaborg's team when they produced curium, berkelium, and californium, took over as director to produce: 99.
  3. Lawrencium was produced by bombarding a mixture of three isotopes of californium with boron-10 and boron-11 ions.

Categories

  1. Nature > Matter > Atoms > Lawrencium
  2. Nature > Chemistry > Chemical Elements > Curium
  3. Actinide Series
  4. Physics > Physicists > Albert Einstein > Einsteinium
  5. Encyclopedia of Keywords > Nature > Chemistry > Chemical Elements
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