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Actinide

Any of the 15 metallic elements with an atomic number between 89 and 103, which fill the 5f electron shell.
Actinides 89Ac, 90Th, 91Pa, 92U, 93Np, 94Pu, 95Am, 96Cm, 97Bk, 98Cf, 99Es, 100Fm, 101Md, 102No, 103Lr

actinide

(ak′tĭ-nīd″) [ actin- + -ide]
Any of the radioactive heavy metals designated on the periodic table of elements with atomic numbers 89–103. The actinides include naturally occurring elements, e.g., actinium and uranium, and artificial elements, e.g., fermium.
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Wieselquist, "ORIGEN: Neutron activation, actinide transmutation, fission product generation, and radiation source term calculation," SCALE Manual, pp.
Zhang, "Actinide topological insulator materials with strong interaction," Science, vol.
For example, monosodium titanate (MST) (1) and sodium nonatitanate (SNT) (2) are amorphous or poorly crystalline materials that are effective ion-exchange materials for the removal of strontium and actinides (e.g., Pu, Np, U) from highly alkaline nuclear waste solutions.
The full actinide recycle scheme envisaged by GNEP could not be deployed for decades--too far into the future to mitigate the uncertainty over spent fuel confronting prospective investors during the next few years, when decisions on whether to proceed with these projects will be made.
Inoue, "Application of electrochemical reduction to produce metal fuel material from actinide oxides," Nuclear Technology, vol.
For example, a fast reactor SMR fleet could be envisaged as a dedicated reactor concept to manage plutonium stocks and minor actinide incineration.
Over the years, studies of collective properties in the framework of geometric collective model (GCM) [3,10-12] have focused on lanthanide and actinide nuclei.
Basic actinide science and materials for nuclear applications; proceedings.
Endomyocardial fibrosis along with the root wilt disease of coconut is endemic to Kerala with its radioactive actinide beach sands.
"Actinide nitrides are candidate nuclear fuels of the future," Discovery News quoted Jaqueline Kiplinger, a scientist at the Los Alamos National Laboratory who led the team of researchers on the recent Nature Chemistry paper, as saying.