Article - 20 Jul 2001
Caesium is the most electropositive and most alkaline element. It is also highly reactive. It is used as an oxygen getter, a gamma-ray emmitter, in teletherapy, as a catalyst for hydrogenation,...
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 - 14 Jun 2012
Robert Bunsen and Gustav Kirchhoff discovered the element Rubidium in 1861 with the help of a spectroscope while analyzing a mineral called lepidolite. Properties and applications of rubidium are...
Article - 4 Jun 2013
Cesium is silvery gold in appearance, soft and ductile by nature. It is the most alkaline and the most electronegative element. It is in the liquid state at room temperature.