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Actinide Series

Definition of the noun actinide series

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  1. (chemistry) a series of 15 radioactive elements with increasing atomic numbers from actinium to lawrencium

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Google previewConcise Dictionary of Chemistry (2012)

by Editorial Board

Actinide series ¥ Active transport Activity series ¥ Adiabatic lapse rate Adsorbed ¥ Affinity Afforestation. acid. It can be formed by acrolein oxidation. It readily polymerizes and is used in the manufacture of acrylic resins, transparent plastic ...

Google previewKirk-Othmer Encyclopedia of Chemical Technology (2007)

See also Actinides and transactinides; Actinide series absorption and fluorescence spectra, 1:490 binary compounds, properties and crystal structure of important ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Nuclear Physics and its Applications (2013)

by Reinhard Stock

Actinide: The actinide series encompasses the elements with atomic numbers from 89 to 103. Actinides are radioactive and typically have long half-lives. They are therefore significant in wastes arising from nuclear fission, for example, spent ...

Google previewHawley's Condensed Chemical Dictionary (2016)

by Robert A. Lewis

actinide series. (actinoid series). The group of radioactive elements starting with actinium and ending with element 105. All are classed as metals. Those with ...

Google previewEncyclopedic Dictionary of Polymers (2010)

by Jan W. Gooch

Actinide Series n Elements of atomic ...

Google previewDictionary of Chemistry

actinide series Ref. actinides. actinides also called actinons ...

Google previewConcise Encyclopedia of the Structure of Materials (2006)

by J. W. Martin

A similar shrinkage of the atomic volumes is observed when the 5f orbitals are filled across the actinide series (''actinide contraction''). With the exception of samarium and europium, all lanthanides show, at ambient conditions, either simple ...

Google previewDictionary of Agronomy (1989)

by L. L. Somani

The actinide series occupies the last row of the periodic table. Elements in this series result from filling the 5f shell and are tripositive. Actino. A prefix as in Actinomycetes, actinomorpha, etc., from Greek actis meaning ray. Actinobiology.

Google previewUltimate Visual Dictionary (2011)

by DK

2510 l 2580 _ _ , _ ACTINIDE SERIES METAL ' m ActInIdes Unknown chemical properties THE PERIODIC TABLE Bright yellow crystal _ Purple-black ALLOTROPES OF.

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