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  • Article - 6 Feb 2003
    The occurrence and extraction of thorium are outlined. The electrical, mechanical, thermal and physical properties of thorium are also listed. The main application of thorium is nuclear reactor fuel.
  • Article - 23 Aug 2002
    Neodymium is a rare earth metal. It has uses in glasses, enamels, magnets and steel making. Its discovery, occurence, refining and properties are also described.
  • Article - 18 Dec 2001
    Marignac first isolated gadolinia, an oxide of gadolinium (Gd), in 1880. Then, in 1886, Lecoq de Boisbaudran successfully separated the element from Mosander’s “yttria.”
  • Article - 18 Dec 2001
    Europium (Eu) is part of the lanthanide series of elements. Demarcay discovered this element in 1901, and succeeded in isolating it in a fairly pure form from the earth.
  • Article - 18 Dec 2001
    Dysprosium (Dy) is a chemical element belonging to the actinide series. In 1950, Spedding and colleagues isolated the element using techniques like metallographic reduction and ion-exchange...
  • Article - 20 Jul 2001
    Cerium is the most abundant of the rare earth metals. It is malleable and oxidises readily at room temperature. It is used in pyrophoric alloys for cigarette lighters and in the making of some...
  • Article - 14 Sep 2021
    This article explains SEM-EDS analysis for Geochronological Studies
  • Article - 20 Sep 2005
    The role of crystal chemistry in developing ceramic materials for high level radioactive waste immobilisation is reviewed. Synroc, a ceramic material utilising 4 titanate phases was produced that was...
  • Article - 27 Jun 2003
    Synroc is a ceramic materials developed for dealing with high level radioactive waste materials. The evolution and development of Synroc is outlined and its advantages over previous materials used for...
  • Article - 12 Sep 2002
    The discover, occurence and production of yttrium are outlined. Key properties are covered and applications of the pure metal and important ytrrium-containing compounds are described. A detialed...