Possibility of the existence of divalent actinium in aqueous solution

H. Yamana, T. Mitsugashira, Y. Shiokawa, A. Sato, Shigeru Suzuki

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Abstract

Radiopolarographic reduction of Ac(III) was investigated in aqueous solutions. It was found that a very large shift of the half-wave potential was induced by the addition of 1, 4, 7, 10, 13, 16-hexaoxacyclooctadecane (18-CROWN-6) to the aqueous solution. The shift was explained by complex formation of Ac(II) with 18-CROWN-6. The ionic radius and the electronic configuration of Ac2+ were determined to be 1.25 Å and [Rn] 6d1.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)19-26
Number of pages8
JournalJournal of Radioanalytical Chemistry
Volume76
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1983 Mar 1

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Molecular Medicine
  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging

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