By Dr. Glenn T. Seaborg (auth.), Norman M. Edelstein, James D. Navratil, Wallace W. Schulz (eds.)
The papers integrated during this quantity have been awarded on the symposium on "Americium and Curium Chemistry and know-how" on the overseas Chemical Congress of Pacific Basin Societies in Honolulu, Hawaii, December 16-21, 1984. This symposium honored 40 years of study on americium and curium. hence, the papers integrated during this quantity start with ancient views at the discovery of americium and curium and the early characterization in their chemical homes, after which hide a variety of topics, similar to thermodynamic houses, digital constitution, nuclear reactions, analytic chemistry, excessive strain section transitions, and technological points. therefore, this quantity is a evaluate of the chemistry of americium and curium, and gives a viewpoint at the present examine on those parts 40 years after their discovery. The editors want to thank the members during this symposium for his or her contributions. it's a excitement to recognize the help of Ms. Barbara Moriguchi in dealing with the executive points of the symposium and of the creation of this quantity. April 2, 1985 Norman M. Edelstein fabrics and Molecular study department Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory college of California Berkeley, California 94720, U.S.A. James D. Navratil Rockwell overseas Rocky apartments Plant P.O. field 464 Golden, Colorado 80402-0464, U.S.A. Wallace W. Schulz Rockwell Hanford P.O. field 800 Richland, Washington 99352, U.S.A.
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They include the first major isolation of americium from impure plutonium, and significant expansion of americium chemistry. The discovery of americium was made in 1944, as just recounted in the first paper of this session by one of the discoverers, Glenn T. Seaborg. The discovery was made at the Metallurgical Laboratory of the University of Chicago. The Metallurgical Laboratory (later it became the Argonne National Laboratory) had been established as a result of wartime urgency in response to December 1941 urgings of Nobel Laureate Arthur Compton.
B. , 1967, ~§, No. 32, 74. ~b~m~ ~Dg gDg~ ~~~~~ 28. K. , "Lanthanide/Actinide Chemistry," Amer. Chem. , 248. 20 YEARS OF AMERICIUM AND CURIUM RESEARCH AT THE EUROPEAN INSTITUTE FOR TRANSURANIUM ELEMENTS W. Muller Commission of the European Communities, Joint Research Centre Karlsruhe Establishment European Institute for Transuranium Elements Postfach 2266 D-7500 Karlsruhe Federal Republic of Germany ABSTRACT. Part of the European Institute for Transuranium Elements' research programme which is aimed at elucidating the role of 5f electrons in the chemical bond has been devoted to the study of americium and curium.
Ward, J. , and Haire, R. G. Proc. Symp. on High Temp. Materials, Chern II, Vol. 83-7, Z. A. Munir and D. , Pennington, NJ (1983), pp. 23-31. Hubener, S. and Zvara, Radiochemica Acta, lL 89 (1982). , O. L. Paper presented at the International Conference on Nuclear and Radiochemistry, Lindau, FRG, October 1984. To be published in Radiochemica Acta. Benedict, U. J. Less-Common Metals, 1QQ, 153 (1984). , Peterson, J. , and Dufour, C. J. Phys. F: Met. , 1~, L43 (1984). , Peterson, J. , and Itie, J.