thorium series


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thorium series

n
(Elements & Compounds) a radioactive series that starts with thorium-232 and ends with lead-208
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Combustion of coal, containing radio- nuclides of the uranium and thorium series as well as 40K form a source of radioactive contamination in the vicinity of power stations.
The calculated potential energy surfaces, V ([beta], [gamma]), for thorium series of isotopes are presented in Fig.
IBA-1 model has been used in calculating the energy of the positive and negative parity low -lying levels of thorium series of isotopes.