As he has written elsewhere, Habashi notes that Ida Noddack (nee Tacke), who discovered rhenium in 1925 with her future husband Walter, criticized Fermi's article on the supposed and incorrect first discovery of a transuranium element
Soon, the transuranium element
106 will officially bear the name of the chemist who paved the way for its discovery, scientists announced at a meeting of the American Chemical Society in San Diego this week.
The transuranium elements
, Americium (Am), Neptunium (Np), Plutonium (Pu) and Curium (Cm), are the products of nuclear weapons tests and nuclear fuel cycle operations particularly from reprocessing plants .
Westinghouseas consortium partners are: VUJE, AJV AeA3/4, Lappeenranta University of Technology (LUT), National Nuclear Laboratory (NNL), NucleoCon, National Science Center Kharkov Institute of Physics and Technology (NSC KIPT), Institute for Transuranium Elements
of the Joint Research Centre of the European Commission (JRC-ITU) and Enusa Industrias Avanzadas (ENUSA).
The research, conducted with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, the University of Michigan, and the University of California, Berkeley will study using Transuranium Elements
(TRUs) as fuel, and the development of Resource-renewable Boiling Water Reactors (RBWRs) that enable the effective use of uranium resources.
But Seaborg persisted, and his insights led to correct predictions of the chemical properties of the transuranium elements
that, in turn, enabled the discovery and separation of new elements.
(TSE:6501, "Hitachi") announced today that they have begun joint research with three American universities - the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), the University of Michigan (U-M), and the University of California, Berkeley (UCB) - aimed at using Transuranium Elements
(TRUs(1)) as fuel, and the development of Resource-renewable Boiling Water Reactors (RBWRs) that enable the effective use of uranium resources.
In 2005 was in 6 month internship in Joint Research Centre Institute for Transuranium Elements
, Karlsruhe, Germany.
Nuclear activities were established under the Euratom Treaty, and gradually reduced, so that they are now only being performed in two of the JRC's seven research centres - in Karlsruhe, Germany (specialised in transuranium elements
) and in Ispra, Italy (nuclear stress tests and post-Fukishima' support).
Gotcu-Freis presents her PhD thesis for the Institute for Transuranium Elements
of the Joint Research Centre of the European Commission, Germany, and the department of radiation, radionuclides, and reactors at Delft U.