atomic number 66


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Noun1.atomic number 66 - a trivalent metallic element of the rare earth groupatomic number 66 - a trivalent metallic element of the rare earth group; forms compounds that are highly magnetic
metal, metallic element - any of several chemical elements that are usually shiny solids that conduct heat or electricity and can be formed into sheets etc.
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To fuse the magnetizable atoms to the silica surface, the team developed a molecule with an atom of dysprosium (a rare earth metal with atomic number 66), where the molecule scaffolding acts as a "vehicle" for the atom.