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Atom-at-a-time studies of the transactinide elements

  • D. C. HoffmanEmail author
Separation Chemistry and Target Preparation for Nuclear Chemistry Experiments

Abstract

Some of the techniques used in atom-at-a-time investigations of both nuclear and chemical properties of transactinide elements will be discussed. Constraints on the systems that are valid for exploring chemical properties when only a few atoms at a time are available and recent developments in instrumentation are considered. The current status of investigations of the chemical properties of the transactinides is summarized and prospects for additional studies are evaluated.

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Heavy Element Radiochemical Separation Spontaneous Fission Superheavy Element Transactinide Element 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Nuclear Science DivisionLawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, University of CaliforniaBerkeleyUSA

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