Title: Plutonium and other transuranium elements
Authors: GLATZ Jean-PaulKONINGS Rudy
Publisher: Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA
Publication Year: 2012
JRC N°: JRC80870
ISBN: 9783527306732 (PDF)
URI: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/14356007.a21_133.pub2/full
http://publications.jrc.ec.europa.eu/repository/handle/JRC80870
DOI: 10.1002/14356007
10.1002/14356007.a21_133.pub2
Type: Articles in periodicals and books
Abstract: The transuranium elements are the chemical elements with atomic numbers higher than 92, the atomic number of uranium. They are all radioactive and artificially produced; only trace amounts of neptunium and plutonium can be found in some uranium-rich ores. In this case, first 239U is formed by neutron capture of 238U, and in two subsequent beta decays 239U is transformed into 239Np and 239Pu.
JRC Directorate:Nuclear Safety and Security

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