noble gases


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no·ble gas·es

elements in the zero group in the periodic series: helium, neon, argon, krypton, xenon, and radon.

no·ble gas·es

(nō'bĕl gas'ĕz)
Elements in the zero group in the periodic series: helium, neon, argon, krypton, xenon, and radon.
Synonym(s): inert gases.
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This new model would leave Earth with noble gases deep inside its mantle and a lower deuterium-to-hydrogen ratio in its core than in its mantle and oceans.
Pure Noble Gases. As a part of systematic program of our researches, modified Lennard-Jones (12-6) potential function with a reduced temperature-correction parameter was applied to noble gases (He, Ne, Ar, Kr, and Xe) for the computation of thermodynamic (second virial coefficient) and transport properties (viscosity, thermal conductivity, and self-diffusion coefficient) at low density.
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Helium, one of the noble gases, has a range of unique properties--including the lowest boiling point of all gases, high thermal conductivity and non-flammability--that make it useful, if not essential, in science and engineering.
The activities of Linde and Spectra overlap on the European Economic Area (EEA) markets for a number of specialty gases, such as noble gases, inert gas mixtures, brominated compound gas mixtures and fluorine gas mixtures.
The noble gases krypton and xenon are indeed beta and gamma emitters.
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"We expected to see all the common noble gases like krypton, xenon, and argon," says GCMS chief scientist Hasso Niemann (NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center).
This offers qualitative justification of some experimental results obtained by BEUTLER in studies of absorption arc spectra of noble gases and [I.sup.b] spectra of some metal vapors.
Most of this volume is made up of inert compounds and noble gases, so called because they don't react with their surroundings very much, if at all.
One option to improve this situation is to polarize so-called "pure targets" such as HD and noble gases (He-3 or Xe-129) polarized targets.
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