Chemical Thermodynamics of Neptunium and Plutonium

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Unlike earlier books in this series, this review describes the selection of chemical thermodynamic data for species of two elements, neptunium and plutonium. Although this came about more by circumstance than design, it has allowed for a more consistent approach to chemical interpretation than might have occurred in two separate treatments. It has also drawn attention to cases where the available data do not show expected parallels, and where further work may be useful to confirm or refute apparent differences in the behaviour of neptunium and plutonium.
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Book information

  • Published: May 2001
  • Imprint: ELSEVIER
  • ISBN: 978-0-444-50379-4


Table of Contents

Preface.Acknowledgements.Foreword.I. Introductory material.IntroductionStandards, conventions, and contents of tables.II. Tables of selected data.Selected neptunium data.Selected plutonium data.Selected auxiliary data.III. Discussion of neptunium data selection.Elemental neptunium.Neptunium aqua ions.Neptunium oxygen and hydrogen compounds and complexes.Neptunium group 17 (halogen) compounds and complexes.Neptunium group 16 compounds and complexes.Neptunium group 15 compounds and complexes.Neptunium group 14 compounds and complexes.Neptunium group 2 (alkaline-earth) compounds.Neptunium group 1 (alkali) compounds.IV. Discussion of plutonium data selection.Elemental plutonium.Plutonium aqua ions.Plutonium oxygen and hydrogen compounds and complexes.Plutonium group 17 (halogen) compounds and complexes.Plutonium group 16 compounds and complexes.Plutonium group 15 compounds and complexes.Plutonium group 14 compounds and complexes.Plutonium group 2 (alkaline-earth) compounds.Plutonium group 1 (alkali) compounds.Bibliography.List of cited authors.V. Appendices.Discussion of selected references.Ionic strength corrections.Assigned uncertainties.Index.