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The Transuranium People: The Intimate Glimpse

Edited By: DC Hoffman

Imperial College Press

Paperback | Mar 2000 | #129257 | ISBN: 1860940870
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About this book

Account of the discovery of the nuclear and chemical properties of the 20 presently known transuranium elements.

'The Transuranium People' is a splendid tribute to those who have made the past 60 years a golden age for discovering new elements. C&EN


Contents

Neptunium and plutonium; the plutonium people; Americium and curium; berkelium and californium; the "big bang" - discovery of einsteinium and fermium; mendelevium; nobelium and lawrencium; rutherfordium and hahnium; seaborgium; bohrium (107), hassium (108) and meitnerium (109); elements 110, 111 and 112; naming controversies and the Transfermium Working Group; searches for the superheavy elements; reflections and predictions.

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