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In this thesis, manufacturing of microirradiators, electrodeposition of radioactive elements such as ni-63, and applications of these radioactive sources are discussed. Purchase radiochemistry and nuclear chemistry - 4th edition print book & e-book isbn 9780124058972, 9780123978684 11 radioactive elements 12 radioactive. After the war, she earned her doctorate in science, doing her thesis on the alpha rays of polonium in 1926, curie married frédéric joliot (the couple both joined their surnames) and collaborated with him on natural and artificial radioactivity, transmutation of elements and nuclear physics.
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