The Chemistry of the Actinide and Transactinide Elements (Set Vol.1-6): Volumes 1-6 by Joseph J. KatzThe Chemistry of the Actinide and Transactinide Elements (Set Vol.1-6): Volumes 1-6 by Joseph J. Katz

The Chemistry of the Actinide and Transactinide Elements (Set Vol.1-6): Volumes 1-6

byJoseph J. KatzEditorL.r. Morss, Norman M. Edelstein

Hardcover | February 17, 2011

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The fourth edition of "The Chemistry of the Actinide and Transactinide Elements" comprises all chapters in volumes 1 through 5 of the third edition (published in 2006) plus a new volume 6. To remain consistent with the plan of the first edition, " . to provide a comprehensive and uniform treatment of the chemistry of the actinide [and transactinide] elements for both the nuclear technologist and the inorganic and physical chemist," and to be consistent with the maturity of the field, the fourth edition is organized in three parts.

The first group of chapters follows the format of the first and second editions with chapters on individual elements or groups of elements that describe and interpret their chemical properties. A chapter on the chemical properties of the transactinide elements follows. The second group, chapters 15-26, summarizes and correlates physical and chemical properties that are in general unique to the actinide elements, because most of these elements contain partially-filled shells of 5f electrons whether present as isolated atoms or ions, as metals, as compounds, or as ions in solution. The third group, chapters 27-39, focuses on specialized topics that encompass contemporary fields related to actinides in the environment, in the human body, and in storage or wastes. Two appendices at the end of volume 5 tabulate important nuclear properties of all actinide and transactinide isotopes. Volume 6 (Chapters 32 through 39) consists of new chapters that focus on actinide species in the environment, actinide waste forms, nuclear fuels, analytical chemistry of plutonium, actinide chalcogenide and hydrothermal synthesis of actinide compounds. The subject and author indices and list of contributors encompass all six volumes.

Lester R. Morss is the Program Manager for Heavy Element Chemistry at the Office of Science , U.S. Department of Energy in Germantown, Maryland, USA. He was taught actinide chemistry fbyProfessor Burris B. Cunningham, his Ph.D. mentor at the University of California, Berkeley and from 1971 to 1980 he was a member of the chemistry facul...
Title:The Chemistry of the Actinide and Transactinide Elements (Set Vol.1-6): Volumes 1-6Format:HardcoverDimensions:4503 pagesPublished:February 17, 2011Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Volume 1:

1. Introduction (Joseph J. Katz, Lester R. Morss, Norman M. Edelstein and Jean Fuger) 2. Actinium (H. W. Kirby and L. R. Morss) 3. Thorium (Mathias S. Wickleder, Blandine Fourest, and Peter K. Dorhout) 4. Protactinium (Boris F. Myasoedov, H. W. Kirby, and Ivan G. Tananaev) 5. Uranium (Ingmar Grenthe, Janusz Drozdzynski, Takeo Fujino, Edgar C. Buck, Thomas E. Albrecht-Schmitt, and Stephen F. Wolf).

Volume 2:

6. Neptunium (Zenko Yoshida, Stephen G. Johnson, Takaumi Kimura, and John R. Krsul) 7. Plutonium (David L. Clark, Siegfried S. Hecker, Gordon D. Jarvinen, and Mary P. Neu) 8. Americium (Wolfgang H. Runde and Wallace W. Schulz).

Volume 3:

9. Curium (Gregg J. Lumetta, Major C. Thompson, Robert A. Penneman, and P. Gary Eller) 10. Berkelium (David E. Hobart and Joseph R. Peterson) 11. Californium (Richard G. Haire) 12. Einsteinium (Richard G. Haire) 13. Fermium, Mendelevium, Nobelium, and Lawrencium (Robert J. Silva) 14. Transactinide Elements and Future Elements (Darleane C. Hoffman, Diana M. Lee, and Valeria Pershina) 15. Summary and Comparison of Properties of the Actinide and Transactinide Elements (Norman M. Edelstein, Jean Fuger, Joseph J. Katz, and Lester R. Morss) 16. Spectra and Electronic Structures of Free Actinide Atoms and Ions (Earl F. Worden, Jean Blaise, Mark Fred, Norbert Trautmann, and Jean-François Wyart) 17. Theoretical Studies of the Electronic Structure of Compounds of the Actinide Elements (Nikolas Kaltsoyannis, P. Jeffrey Hay, Jun Li, Jean-Philippe Blaudeau, and Bruce E. Bursten) 18. Optical Spectra and Electronic Structure (Guokui Liu and James V. Beitz).

Volume 4:

19. Thermodynamic Properties of Actinides and Actinide Compounds (Rudy J. M. Konings, Lester R. Morss, and Jean Fuger) 20. Magnetic Properties (Norman M. Edelstein and Gerard H. Lander) 21. 5f-Electron Phenomena in the Metallic State (A. J. Arko, John J. Joyce, and Ladia Havela) 22. Actinide Structural Chemistry (Keith E. Gutowski, Nicholas J. Bridges, and Robin D. Rogers) 23. Actinides in Solution: Complexation and Kinetics (Gregory R. Choppin and Mark P. Jensen) 24. Actinide Separation Science and Technology (Kenneth L. Nash, Charles Madic, Jagdish N. Mathur, and Jérôme Lacquement).

Volume 5:

25. Organoactinide Chemistry: Synthesis and Characterization (Carol J. Burns and Moris S. Eisen) 26. Homogeneous and Heterogeneous Catalytic Processes Promoted by Organoactinides (Carol J. Burns and Moris S. Eisen) 27. Identification and Speciation of Actinides in the Environment (Claude Degueldre) 28. X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy of the Actinides (Mark R. Antonio and Lynda Soderholm) 29. Handling, Storage, and Disposition of Plutonium and Uranium (John M. Haschke and Jerry L. Stakebake) 30. Trace Analysis of Actinides in Geological, Environmental, and Biological Matrices (Stephen F. Wolf) 31. Actinides in Animals and Man (Patricia W. Durbin) Appendix I: Nuclear Spins and Moments of the Actinides (Irshad Ahmad) Appendix II: Nuclear Properties of Actinide and Transactinide Nuclides (Irshad Ahmad)

Volume 6:

32. Actinides in the Geosphere (Wolfgang Runde and Mary P. Neu) 33. Subsurface Interactions of Actinide Species with Microorganisms (Donald T. Reed, Randhir P. Deo, and Bruce E. Rittmann) 34. Nuclear Fuels (Rudy J. M. Konings, Thierry Wiss, and Christine Guéneau) 35. Actinide Waste Forms and Radiation Effects (R. C. Ewing and W. J. Weber) 36. Analytical Chemistry of Plutonium (Kenton J. Moody, Dawn A. Shaughnessy, Karin Casteleyn, Herbert Ottmar, Klaus Lützenkirchen, Maria Wallenius, and Thierry Wiss) 37. Actinide Chalcogenide Compounds (Emmanouil Manos, Mercouri G. Kanatzidis, and James A. Ibers) 38. Molecular Spectroscopy and Reactions of Actinides in the Gas Phase and Cryogenic Matrices (Michael C. Heaven, John K. Gibson, and Joaquim Marçalo) 39. Hydrothermal Synthesis and Crystal Structures of Actinide Compounds (Thomas E. Albrecht-Schmitt, Peter C. Burns, and Sergey V. Krivovichev).