The Elements Beyond Uranium by Glenn T. SeaborgThe Elements Beyond Uranium by Glenn T. Seaborg

The Elements Beyond Uranium

byGlenn T. Seaborg, Walter D. Loveland

Hardcover | October 24, 1990

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Written by Glenn T. Seaborg, Nobel Laureate and pre-eminent figure in the field, with the assistance of Walter D. Loveland, it covers all aspects of transuranium elements, including their discovery, chemical properties, nuclear properties, nuclear synthesis reactions, experimental techniques, natural occurrence, superheavy elements, and predictions for the future. Published on the fiftieth anniversary of the discovery of transuranium elements, it conveys the essence of the ideas and distinctive blend of theory and experiment that has marked their study.
Born in Ishepeming, Michigan, Glenn Seaborg received a degree in chemistry from the University of California at Los Angeles. He then studied at the University of California at Berkeley, where he received a Ph.D. and taught until World War II. During the war Seaborg worked at the University of Chicago on the Manhattan Project. He was a ...
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Title:The Elements Beyond UraniumFormat:HardcoverDimensions:368 pages, 9.7 × 6.38 × 1.15 inPublished:October 24, 1990Publisher:Wiley

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ISBN - 10:0471890626

ISBN - 13:9780471890621

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Table of Contents

Discovery (Synthesis) of New Elements.

Chemical Properties.

Nuclear Structure and Radioactive Decay Properties.

Experimental Techniques.

Nuclear Synthetic Techniques.

Superheavy Elements.

Presence in Nature.

Practical Applications.

Reflections.

Appendix.

Name Index.

Subject Index.