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  1. Rutherfordium is the first transactinide element and it is predicted to have chemical properties similar to hafnium. (Web site)
  2. Rutherfordium is a chemical element in the periodic table that has the symbol Rf and atomic number 104. (Web site)
  3. Rutherfordium is a highly radioactive chemical element.
  4. Rutherfordium is a chemical element which can only be produced synthetically.
  5. Rutherfordium is a synthetic element that is not present in the environment at all. (Web site)

Heavier Elements

  1. Rutherfordium and other heavier elements are known as transactinide elements. (Web site)
  2. Isotopes of rutherfordium have also been identified in the decay of heavier elements. (Web site)


  1. It was also known as "unnilhexium" (Unh), and at one time "rutherfordium" was suggested.
  2. The syntheses of at least 10 isotopes of rutherfordium, with half-lives ranging from 0.5 msec (Rf-254) to 65 sec (Rf-261), have been confirmed. (Web site)
  3. Hassium transmutes to known isotopes of seaborgium, rutherfordium, nobelium, and fermium. (Web site)
  4. In 1996, chemical studies on the chloride of rutherfordium was published by the LBNL. In this experiment, the half-life was improved to 78 s. (Web site)
  5. Rutherfordium's most stable isotope, rutherfordium-267, has a half-life of about 1.3 hours and decays through spontaneous fission. (Web site)


  1. The assignment to rutherfordium isotopes was later retracted. (Web site)
  2. It is plausible that this level is causing confusion between assignments of 266 Sg and 265 Sg since both can decay to fissioning rutherfordium isotopes. (Web site)


  1. The Americans, however, proposed rutherfordium (Rf) for the new element to honor Ernest Rutherford, who is known as the "father" of nuclear physics. (Web site)
  2. The Americans, however, proposed Rutherfordium (symbol Rf) for the new element to honor Ernest Rutherford, a noted nuclear physicist from New Zealand.
  3. Disputing the Soviet claim of discovery, the Americans suggested the name rutherfordium to honor the British physicist Lord Ernest Rutherford . (Web site)
  4. The American scientists proposed the name Rutherfordium for the new element. (Web site)
  5. In 1969 scientists at the University of California, Berkeley made rutherfordium by banging together 249 Cf and 12 C at very high energies. (Web site)


  1. Furthermore, they were able to detect the K X-rays from the daughter rutherfordium element for the first time. (Web site)
  2. A rutherfordium fraction was separated and several SF events with long lifetimes and alpha decays with energy 7.8 MeV and 7.9 MeV were observed. (Web site)


  1. Scientists working at the Joint Institute for Nuclear Research in Dubna, Russia, first reported the production of rutherfordium in 1964. (Web site)
  2. Due to the small amounts produced and its short half-life, there are currently no uses for rutherfordium outside of basic scientific research. (Web site)
  3. Nuclear Research in Dubna, Russia; workers at both locations share credit for the independent discovery of rutherfordium , dubnium , and seaborgium (at.


  1. In 1994 a committee of IUPAC recommended that element 106 be named rutherfordium and adopted a rule that no element can be named after a living person. (Web site)
  2. In 1997, however, the name rutherfordium for element 104 was recognized internationally. (Web site)
  3. The committee also recommended that element 106, which had been called seaborgium by the American team that discovered it, be called rutherfordium. (Web site)
  4. Thus, for the larger rutherfordium ion, the complexes RfF 6 2-, RfF 7 3- and RfF 8 4- are possible. (Web site)
  5. In addition, the panel selected the name dubnium for element 104, joliotium for 105, and rutherfordium for 106. (Web site)


  1. Chemistry experiments have confirmed that rutherfordium behaves as the heavier homologue to hafnium in group 4 (see below).
  2. Extraction experiments from hydrochloric acid solutions using isotopes of rutherfordium, hafnium, zirconium and thorium have proved a non-actinide behaviour. (Web site)
  3. To add to the confusion, some scientists call rutherfordium eka-hafnium. (Web site)


  1. Recent work is more reliable regarding the identification of the parent rutherfordium radioisotopes. (Web site)
  2. Initial work on the synthesis of rutherfordium isotopes by hot fusion pathways focused on the synthesis of 263 Rf. (Web site)


  1. Ku - Ku Ku, formerly the suggested symbol for the element kurchatovium, now called rutherfordium. (Web site)
  2. Rutherfordium (Eka-Hafnium) is a chemical element in the periodic table that has the symbol Rf and atomic number 104.
  3. The most conclusive aqueous chemistry studies of rutherfordium have been performed by the Japanese tean at JAERI using the radioisotope 261m Rf. (Web site)
  4. Early research on the synthesis of rutherfordium isotopes utilised the 244 Pu( 22 Ne,5n) 261 Rf reaction. (Web site)


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