Transplutonium element


Transplutonium element

The transplutonium elements include the majority of the actinides and also the transactinide metals. In the context of nuclear reprocessing the transplutonium elements (or metals) are known as the minor actinides.

* Americium (used commonly as an alpha source)
* Curium
* Berkelium
* Californium
* Einsteinium


Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Actinide — The atomic bomb dropped on Nagasaki had a plutonium charge.[1] The actinide or actinoid (IUPAC nomenclature) series encompasses the 15 metallic chemical elements with atomic numbers from 89 to 103, actinium thro …   Wikipedia

  • Kalifornium — Eigenschaften …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • lawrencium — An artificial transplutonium element; atomic no. 103; atomic wt. 262.11. [E.O. Lawrence, U.S. physicist and Nobel laureate, 1901–1958] * * * law·ren·ci·um lȯ ren(t) sē əm n a short lived radioactive element that is produced artificially from… …   Medical dictionary

  • Einsteinium — Eigenschaften …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Fermium — Not to be confused with Ferrum , the Latin name for Iron. einsteinium ← fermium → mendelevium …   Wikipedia

  • Californium — Eigenschaften …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Curium — This article is about the chemical element. For the ancient city located in Cyprus, see Kourion. americium ← curium → berkelium …   Wikipedia

  • Berkelium — Eigenschaften …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Curium — Eigenschaften …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Curium — Américium ← Curium → Berkélium Gd …   Wikipédia en Français


Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.