239 Plutonium

Known as: 239PU, Plutonium-239, Pu-239 
An artificial radioactive element with long half-life, Plutonium-239 is produced by bombarding uranium-238 with slow neutrons and is used as the… (More)
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2007
2007
P.P. Povinec, M.K. Pham, J.A. Sanchez-Cabeza, G. Barci-Funel, R. Bojanowski, T. Boshkova, W.C. Burnett, F. Carvalho, B. Chapeyron… (More)
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2004
2004
Spectral investigations of the phenomenon of alpha-radioluminescence in the atmosphere have been carried out in the UV-V region… (More)
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2002
2002
The isotopic composition, size distribution, and redox speciation of plutonium (Pu) in the groundwater in the vicinity of the F… (More)
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2002
2002
Environmental monitoring of actinides and evaluation of the contamination source (nuclear weapons tests, nuclear power plant and… (More)
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2001
2001
G0 human lymphocytes were exposed in vitro to plutonium-239 alpha-particles, with doses ranging from 0 to 1.62 Gy, to provide a… (More)
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1999
1999
The disposition of actinides, most recently 239Pu from dismantled nuclear weapons, requires effective containment of waste… (More)
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1999
1999
It has been suggested that marine predators be assessed for biologically relevant contamination levels because of their trophic… (More)
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1998
1998
We have investigated the possibility that transgenerational effects from preconceptional paternal irradiation (PPI) may render… (More)
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1995
1995
Although the current world inventory of plutonium is overwhelmingly man-made, it is important to recognize that 244Pu was a… (More)
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1989
1989
Human peripheral blood lymphocytes were irradiated for 24 h in vitro with plutonium-239 citrate. The dose response for… (More)
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