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 (Lu) [loo-te´she-um]
a chemical element, atomic number 71, atomic weight 174.97. (See Appendix 6.)
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lu·te·ti·um (Lu),

A rare earth element; atomic no. 71, atomic wt. 174.967.
Synonym(s): lutecium
[L. Lutetia, Paris]
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A rare earth element; atomic no. 71, atomic wt. 174.967.
[L. Lutetia, Paris]
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elements--gadolinium through lutetium and yttrium--are scarcer but very
To create the new material, the researchers started with thin, atomically precise films of hexagonal lutetium iron oxide (LuFeO3), a material known to be a robust ferroelectric, but not strongly magnetic.
The global radiopharmaceuticals market report estimates the market size (Revenue USD million - 2013 to 2020) for key market segments based on the indications (cardiovascular, oncology, neurological, thyroid, gastrointestinal, etc.), therapeutics (systemic oncology using Iodine, Yttrium, Samarium, Strontium, Rhenium, Lutetium, Erbium; cardiology, neurology, etc.), technologies (SPECT - Technetium, Thallium, Gallium, Iodine, Rhenium, Yttrium; PET - Fludeoxyglucose, Rubidium, Carbon-11 Choline, Nitrogen-13 Ammonia, etc.), generators (Mo-99/Tc-99m, Sr-82/Rb-82, Ge-68/Ga-68, Sr-90/Y-90, and W-188/Re-188 generators), end users (diagnostic centers, hospitals and medical centers), and forecasts growth trends (CAGR% - 2016 to 2020).
She spent nearly two months in London while undergoing groundbreaking treatment called 77 Lutetium DOTATATE (LUDO).
LUTETIUM - 12 - 21 + (20 x 5) - 20 + [square root of (9] x [21 - 13]) = 71
The element lutetium is named from the Roman name for which city?
Finally, the TRIUMF facility in Vancouver can add another notch in its panoply of cutting-edge achievements with the opening of the Advanced Rare Isotope Laboratory (ARIEL), allowing researchers to analyze rare radioactive isotopes like bismuth, lutetium, strontium and yttrium.
The rare earths metals or elements typically include scandium (Sc-21), yttrium (Y-39) and the lanthanides - lanthanum (La-57), cerium (Ce-58), praseodymium (Pr-59), neodymium (Nd-60), promethium (Pm-61), samarium (Sm-62), europium (Eu-63), gadolinium (Gd-64), terbium (Tb-65), dysprosium (Dy-66), holmium (Ho-67), erbium (Er-68), thulium (Tm-69), ytterbium (Yb-70), and lutetium (Lu-71).
This scanner contains 24,336 lutetium oxyorthosilicate (LSO) crystals in 39 detector rings and has an axial field of view of 16.2 cm and 82 transverse slices of 2.0 mm thickness.
Even the rarest, terbium and lutetium, are nearly 200 times more common than gold ("Rare earth elements: critical resources for high technology" 2002).