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Americium. By: Angela Mabry. 95 Am (243) Americium. Properties & Uses. Melting Point:994oCBoiling Point:2607oC Ionization source for smoke detectors Am-241 as a portable source of gamma rays. Solid at 298 K Silvery white

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By angela mabry

Americium

By: Angela Mabry

95

Am

(243)

Americium


Properties uses

Properties & Uses

  • Melting Point:994oCBoiling Point:2607oC

  • Ionization source for smoke detectors

  • Am-241 as a portable source of gamma rays.

  • Solid at 298 K

  • Silvery white

  • It has also been used as a radioactive glass thickness for the flat glass industry

  • Atomic number: 95

  • Atomic symbol: Am

  • Atomic weight: 243


Americium history and other facts

Americium History and Other Facts

  • Origin: The element is named after America.

  • Description: A man-made radioactive metal, a few grams of which are produced from plutonium in nuclear reactors each year.

  • Found: Americium is available to qualified users in the UK and in the USA.

  • Discovered by: G.T. Seaborg in 1945

  • Tarnishes slowly in dry air at room temperature.

  • Am has been used as a portable source for gamma radiography.


By angela mabry

Ionization source for smoke detectors

A few grams are produced from plutonium in nuclear reactors each year.

It has also been used as a radioactive glass thickness for the flat glass industry

Origin

Named after

America

Americium

Atomic number: 95

Atomic symbol: Am

Atomic weight: 243

Basic

Info

Properties

Solid at 298 K

Silvery white

Melting Point:994oC

Boiling Point:2607oC

Uses


Sources

Sources

  • http://www.chemicalelements.com/index.html

  • http://www.chemsoc.org/viselements/pages/pertable_fla.htm

  • http://www.webelements.com/webelements/scholar/elements/periodic-table/uses.html

  • nautilus.fis.uc.pt/st2.5/scenes-e/elem/e09590.html - 2k

  • www.corrosionsource.com/handbook/periodic/95.htm - 8k

  • www.lenntech.com/Periodic-chart-elements/Am-en.htm - 15k

  • www.webelements.com/webelements/ elements/text/Am/key.html - 34k


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