Steinberg, Ellis P. Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, Illinois.
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- Nuclear spectroscopy
- Applied nuclear chemistry
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An interdisciplinary field that, in general, encompasses the application of chemical techniques to the solution of problems in nuclear physics. The discovery of the naturally occurring radioactive elements and of nuclear fission are classical examples of the work of nuclear chemists (see illustration).
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