7. Radiochemistry of the Alkaline Earth Metals

  1. Prof. Jukka Lehto1 and
  2. Dr. Xiaolin Hou2

Published Online: 1 DEC 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9783527632770.ch7

Chemistry and Analysis of Radionuclides: Laboratory Techniques and Methodology

Chemistry and Analysis of Radionuclides: Laboratory Techniques and Methodology

How to Cite

Lehto, J. and Hou, X. (2010) Radiochemistry of the Alkaline Earth Metals, in Chemistry and Analysis of Radionuclides: Laboratory Techniques and Methodology, Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527632770.ch7

Author Information

  1. 1

    University of Helsinki, Laboratory of Radiochemistry, A.I.Virtasen aukio 1, 00014 Helsinki, Finland

  2. 2

    Technical University of Denmark, Risö National Laboratory for Sustainable Energy, Radiation Research Division, Frederiksborgvej 399, 4000 Roskilde, Danmark

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 DEC 2010
  2. Published Print: 24 NOV 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527326587

Online ISBN: 9783527632770

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Keywords:

  • calcium-41;
  • activation product;
  • strontium-89;
  • strontium-90;
  • fission product;
  • radium-226;
  • radium-228;
  • natural decay products

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Most Important Radionuclides of the Alkaline Earth Metals

  • Chemical Properties of the Alkaline Earth Metals

  • Beryllium – 7Be and 10Be

  • Calcium – 41Ca and 45Ca

  • Strontium – 89Sr and 90Sr

  • Radium – 226Ra and 228Ra

  • Essentials in the Radiochemistry of the Alkaline Earth Metals