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TitleThe New Element Curium (Atomic Number 96)
Author(s)Seaborg, G. T.; James, R. A.; Ghiorso, A.
Publication Date1948
Report NumberAECD-2182
Unique IdentifierACC0049
Other NumbersOSTI ID: 4421946
Research OrgArgonne National Laboratory (ANL)
Sponsoring OrgUS Atomic Energy Commission (AEC)
SubjectTransuranic Elements; Alpha Beams-- Alpha Decay-- Chemical Reactions-- Curium 240-- Curium 242-- Diagrams-- Emission-- Energy-- Half-Life-- Nuclear Reactions-- Oxidation-- Plutonium 238-- Plutonium 239-- Qualitative Analysis-- Radiochemistry-- Valence; Americium 241-- Chemical Reactions-- Curium 242-- Diagrams-- Irradiation-- Neutrons-- Nuclear Reactions-- Oxidation-- Production-- Qualitative Analysis-- Radiochemistry-- Valence; Capture-- Chemical Reactions-- Curium 241-- Curium 242-- Decay-- Diagrams-- Electrons-- K-Capture-- Nuclear Reactions-- Oxidation-- Qualitative Analysis-- Radiochemistry-- Valence
Related Web PagesGlenn T. Seaborg
AbstractTwo isotopes of the element with atomic number 96 have been produced by the helium-ion bombardment of plutonium. The name curium, symbol Cm, is proposed for element 96. The chemical experiments indicate that the most stable oxidation state of curium is the III state.
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