lanthanide


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lan·tha·nide

(lăn′thə-nīd′)
n.
Any of the chemically related elements with atomic numbers 57 through 71. Also called rare earth, rare-earth element.
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Valence basis sets for lanthanide 4f-in-core pseudopotentials adapted for crystal orbital ab initio calculations.
Table-4: Lanthanide concentrations obtained for each simple (1 LD: Limit of detection; 2Detected but below the lowest calibration level).
High cis-polybutadiene was developed using new lanthanide based catalyst systems.
Rare earth elements (REEs) also known as lanthanides are a group of 15 metals with similar properties which are used for a broad spectrum of applications in industry agriculture and medicine.
As it can be seen from the Figure 1, it is impossible to explain the accumulation of neodymium, terbium, and holmium in hydrocarbon media manifested through the differentiated positive anomalies of the lanthanides in the REE composition merely by their trivalent state in geochemical processes.
They synthesized the Schiff base by condensation of salicylaldehyde and salicyloyl hydrazide while actinide complexes were prepared by novel method consisting of refluxing the mixtures of Schiff base ligand and lanthanide trichloroacetate in acetone.
1] Nonstandard abbreviations: hCG-h, hyperglycosylated human chorionic gonadotropin; hCG[beta] [beta] subunit of hCG; DELFIA, dissociation-enhanced lanthanide fluorescence immunoassay.
We are glad to expand our product offering to include NatX-ray's fine product line, which includes their line of Lanthanide phasing compounds," says Robert Newman, CEO of Mitegen.
They cover rare earth complexes with carboxylic acids, polyaminopolycarboxylic acids, and amino acids; nitrogen-based rare earth complexes; rare earth polyoxometalate complexes; the coordination chemistry of rare earth alkoxides, aryloxides, and hydroxides; rare earth metals trapped inside fullerenes: endohedral metallofullerenes; the organometallic chemistry of the lanthanide metals; lanthanide-based magnetic molecular materials; gadolinium complexes as magnetic resonance imaging contrast agents for diagnosis; electroluminescence based on lanthanide complexes; near-infrared luminescence from lanthanide (III) complexes; and luminescent rare earth complexes as chemosensors and bioimaging probes.
a mixture of the lanthanide elements lanthanum, cerium, neodymium, and praseodymium) have been shown to deter spiny dogfish (Squalus acanthias, primarily a coastal species) from attacking bait, presumably because of interactions with the electroreceptive system of this shark.