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STUDY PLANS
2017/2018

Chemistry of Radioactive Elements

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Code Completion Credits Range
15CHRP ZK 2 2+0
Lecturer:
Jan John (guarantor)
Tutor:
Supervisor:
Department of Nuclear Chemistry
Synopsis:

The course gives a detailed overview of chemical properties of all known radioactive elements from the group of cis-uranium elements, actinoids and trans-actinoids.

Requirements:

Basic course of nuclear chemistry.

Syllabus of lectures:

1.Definitions, classification. Technetium.

2.Promethium, Astatine, Francium.

3.Polonium, Radon.

4.Radium, actinide theory.

5.Actinium, Thorium.

6.Protactinium.

7.Uranium.

8.Neptunium, Plutonium, Americium.

9.Curium, Berkelium, Californium.

10.Preparation of transuranium elements, Einsteinium, Fermium.

11.Mendelevium, Nobelium, Lawrencium.

12.Position of trans-actinide elements in the Periodic system. Rutherfordium, Dubnium, Seaborgium.

13.Bohrium, Hassium, Meitnerium, elements with Z=110-118.

Syllabus of tutorials:
Study Objective:

This course provides the students with the knowledge of nuclear properties, and inorganic analytical chemistry of all known radioactive elements.

The students will acquire competence to get oriented in the field of the properties, behaviour, and analytical procedures of all known radioactive elements.

Study materials:

Key literature:

1. G. Choppin, J.-O. Liljenzin, J. Rydberg: Radiochemistry and Nuclear Chemistry, 3rd Edition, Butterworth - Heinemann, 2002, http://jol.liljenzin.se/BOOK.HTM

Recommended literature:

1. A. Vertés, S. Nagy, Z. Klencsár (eds.): Handbook of Nuclear Chemistry, Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, 2003, ISBN: 1-4020-1305-1

2. M. Schädel: The Chemistry of Superheavy Elements, Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, 2003, ISBN: 1-4020-1250-0

3. I. Zvára: The Inorganic Radiochemistry of Heavy Elements, Springer Science 2008, ISBN: 978-1-4020-6601-6

Note:
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