samarium

[ UK /sɐmˈe‍əɹi‍əm/ ]
NOUN
  1. a grey lustrous metallic element of the rare earth group; is used in special alloys; occurs in monazite and bastnasite
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How To Use samarium In A Sentence

  • For undergraduate chemistry it was required that one could recite the whole thing from memory, to know that iridium lies at the foot of cobalt, that europium is sandwiched between samarium and gadolinium.
  • China controls up to 97% of world production of these elements — which include samarium, scandium and yttrium — and its export quotas for this year are nearly exhausted. Rare Earth Shortages Hit Germany
  • The inclusions crystallize at the same time as the host diamond and incorporate trace elements such as samarium and neodymium, which may be used for radiometric dating.
  • Samarium is a rare earth element, one of the elements that occupy the space in Row 6 of the periodic table between lanthanum and hafnium.
  • The team used samarium, an element whose spin and orbital moments are opposite and vary with temperature.
  • Ninety per cent of rare earth elements, with arcane names such as yttrium, samarium and lanthanum, are mined in China, and are used in high-tech applications such as smartphones and lasers. canada.com Top Stories
  • Many other pairs of isotopes linked by decay processes with long half-lives are used for geological dating of rocks, including samarium - 147 neodymium - 143, rubidium - 87 strontium - 87, and potassium - 40 argon - 40.
  • For undergraduate chemistry it was required that one could recite the whole thing from memory, to know that iridium lies at the foot of cobalt, that europium is sandwiched between samarium and gadolinium.
  • One of the strongest magnets available is made from an alloy of samarium and cobalt.
  • For undergraduate chemistry it was required that one could recite the whole thing from memory, to know that iridium lies at the foot of cobalt, that europium is sandwiched between samarium and gadolinium.
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