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The Chart of the Nuclides has been updated by the scientists at
the Knolls Atomic Power Laboratory (KAPL), which is operated for the
Naval Reactors Program of the Department of Energy by Bechtel Marine
Propulsion Corporation. The updated 17th Edition charts and books are now in stock and available for immediate shipment. If you have any questions, please email email@example.com or call customer service at 865-220-2880.
What is the Chart of the Nuclides?
The Chart presents the key nuclear properties of every known stable
and radioactive form of each element. It has been compiled,
edited, and periodically revised by KAPL scientists
since 1956. This 17th Edition was published in 2010, superseding the 16th Edition from 2002 and all previous versions.
The Chart is a plot of nuclides, arranged with their atomic
numbers along the vertical axis and their neutron number along the horizontal
axis. Information such as masses, relative abundances, half-lives, neutron
cross sections and decay properties, is given for 2,900 nuclides.
Color coding is used to emphasize half-lives and neutron absorption properties.
The Chart is available either as 40 x 70 inch wall chart, with
accompanying booklet, or a bound 100-page book. Both versions contain:
– A short history of the development of the periodic table and earlier
charts of the nuclides
– Detailed descriptions of the types of information given on the Chart
– A discussion of trends in stability and instability of nuclides
on the Chart
– Unit conversion factors and values of fundamental physics constants
The Chart is a "must have" document for students and professionals
in nuclear physics, chemistry, engineering, and medicine. More information is available on the ordering pages accessible through the above button.