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Introduction: Americium

Description of Americium

Americium: completely man-made radioactive actinide with atomic symbol Am; because of its nonmagnetic ground state, it is an excellent superconductor; it is also used in bone mineral analysis and as a radiation source for radiotherapy.
Source: CRISP

Americium: Americium. A completely man-made radioactive actinide with atomic symbol Am, atomic number 95, and atomic weight 243. Its valence can range from +3 to +6. Because of its nonmagnetic ground state, it is an excellent superconductor. It is also used in bone mineral analysis and as a radiation source for radiotherapy.
Source: MeSH 2007

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