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Published by U.S. Atomic Energy Commission in [Washington] .
Written in English


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At foot of title: Subcommittee on Radiochemistry. National Academy of Sciences-National Research Council.

SeriesNuclear science series, NAS-NS 3037
ContributionsNational Research Council (U.S.). Subcommittee on Radiochemistry.
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Open LibraryOL20854141M

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The Radiochemistry of Polonium, Issue National Acad. of Sciences. National Research Council. Nuclear Science Series Volume of National Academy of Sciences-National Research Council Issue of Nuclear science series, National Research Council (U.S.). Subcommittee on Radiochemistry The Radiochemistry of Polonium, P. E. Figgins: Author. Unfortunately, this book can't be printed from the OpenBook. If you need to print pages from this book, we recommend downloading it as a PDF. Visit to get more information about this book, to buy it in print, or to download it as a free PDF. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus. Radiochemistry is the chemistry of radioactive materials, where radioactive isotopes of elements are used to study the properties and chemical reactions of non-radioactive isotopes (often within radiochemistry the absence of radioactivity leads to a substance being described as being inactive as the isotopes are stable).Much of radiochemistry deals with the use of radioactivity to study.

The Radiochemistry of Phosphorus, by William T. Mullins and G. W. Leddicote (PDF at ) The Radiochemistry of Platinum, by G. W. Leddicote (PDF at ) The Radiochemistry of Plutonium, by George H. Coleman (PDF at ) The Radiochemistry of Polonium, by P. E. Figgins (PDF at ). Milligram amounts of polonium may now be prepared this way, by using the high neutron fluxes of nuclear reactors. Polonium is available commercially on special order from the Oak Ridge National Laboratory. Properties. Polonium is a low-melting, fairly volatile metal, . Polonium is a chemical element with the symbol Po and atomic number A rare and highly radioactive metal with no stable isotopes, polonium is chemically similar to selenium and tellurium, though its metallic character resembles that of its horizontal neighbors in the periodic table: thallium, lead, and to the short half-life of all its isotopes, its natural occurrence is limited Pronunciation: /pəˈloʊniəm/ ​(pə-LOH-nee-əm). Polonium – PoLead – PbTin – SnSelenium – 79SeEssentials of Polonium, Lead, Tin, and Selenium Radiochemistry Do you want to read the rest of this chapter? Request full-text.

Select a link for the element name or its chemical symbol below to retrieve the PDF version of the original printed publication. Two or more links for a given element name or its chemical symbol indicate different versions or revisions exist. The Subcommittee on Radiochemistry is one of a number of subcommittees working under the Committee on Nuclear Science within the National Academy of Sciences - National Research Council. Its members represent government, industrial, and university laboratories in the areas of nuclear chemistry and analytical chemistry. Written by chemists for chemists, this is a comprehensive guide to the important radionuclides as well as techniques for their separation and analysis. It introduces readers to the important laboratory techniques and methodologies in the field, providing practical instructions on how to handle nuclear waste and radioactivity in the environment. The book contains articles on developments in nuclear chemistry and radiochemistry, emphasizing the topic of radiopharmaceutical chemistry. The text is composed of two parts, wherein the first part is comprised of papers dealing with advances in the production of radionuclides for nuclear medicine, in the synthesis of labeled pharmaceuticals.