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Yttrium 103

  1. Jun 21, 2010 #1
    speaking of sythetic elements does anyone know how yttrium-103 was created if you do that would be a big help
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  3. Jun 22, 2010 #2


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    Accoring to my nuclide table (http://atom.kaeri.re.kr/ton/nuc7.html), Y-103 has a half-life of only 0.23 sec. Most synthetic elements like this are formed by colliding beams of lighter nuclei, which fuse to form the desired nucleus, but I don't know about Y-103 in particular. Why are you interested in Y=103?
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