Dec 19, 2005

Table of Contents


Chapter 1: Introduction. Joseph J. Katz, Lester R. Morss, Jean Fuger, and Norman M. Edelstein.


Chapter 2: Actinium. H. W. Kirby and L. R. Morss.


Chapter 3: Thorium.  Mathias S. Wickleder, Blandine Fourest, and Peter Dorhout.


Chapter 4: Protactinium. B. F. Myasoedov, H. W. Kirby, and I. G. Tananaev.


Chapter 5: Uranium. Ingmar Grenthe, Janusz Drożdżyński, Takeo Fujino, Edgar Buck, Thomas E. Albrecht-Schmitt, and Stephen F. Wolf.


Chapter 6: Neptunium. Zenko Yoshida, Stephen G. Johnson, Takaumi Kimura, and John R. Krsul.


Chapter 7: Plutonium. David L. Clark, Siegfried S. Hecker, Gordon D. Jarvinen, and Mary P. Neu.


Chapter 8: Americium. Wolfgang H. Runde and Wallace W. Schulz.


Chapter 9: Curium. Gregg J. Lumetta, Major C. Thompson, Robert A. Penneman, and P. Gary Eller.


Chapter 10: Berkelium. David E. Hobart and Joseph R. Peterson.


Chapter 11: Californium. Richard G. Haire.


Chapter 12: Einsteinium. Richard G. Haire.


Chapter 13: Fermium, Mendelevium, Nobelium and Lawrencium. Robert J. Silva.


Chapter 14: Transactinide Elements and Future Elements.  Darleane C. Hoffman, Diana M. Lee, and Valeria Pershina.


Chapter 15: Summary and Comparison of Properties of the Actinide and Transactinide Elements.  Norman M. Edelstein, Jean Fuger, Joseph J. Katz, and Lester R. Morss.


Chapter 16: Spectra and Electronic Structures of Free Actinide Atoms and Ions.  Earl F. Worden, Jean Blaise, Mark Fred, Norbert Trautmann, and Jean-François Wyart.


Chapter 17: Theoretical Studies of the Electronic Structure of Compounds of the Actinide Elements. Nikolas Kaltsoyannis, P. Jeffrey Hay, Jun Li, Jean-Philippe Blaudeau, and Bruce E. Bursten.


Chapter 18: Optical Spectra and Electronic Structure. Guokui Liu and James V. Beitz.


Chapter 19: Thermodynamic Properties of Actinides. Rudy J. M. Konings, Lester R. Morss, and Jean Fuger.


Chapter 20: Magnetic Properties. Norman M. Edelstein and Gerard H. Lander.


Chapter 21: 5f-Electron Phenomena in the Metallic State. A. J. Arko, J. J. Joyce, and L. Havela.


Chapter 22: Actinide Structural Chemistry. Keith E. Gutowski, Nicholas J. Bridges, and Robin D. Rogers.


Chapter 23: Actinides in Solution: Complexation and Kinetics. Gregory R. Choppin and Mark P. Jensen.


Chapter 24: Actinide Separation Science and Technology. Kenneth L. Nash, Charles Madic, Jagdish N. Mathur, and Jérôme Lacquement.


Chapter 25: Organoactinide Chemistry: Synthesis and Characterization.  Carol Burns and Moris S. Eisen.


Chapter 26: Homogeneous and Heterogeneous Catalytic Processes Promoted by Organoactinides. Carol Burns and Moris S. Eisen.


Chapter 27: Identification and Speciation of Actinides in the Environment.  Claude Degueldre.


Chapter 28: X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy of the Actinides.  Mark R. Antonio and L. Soderholm.


Chapter 29: Handling, Storage, and Disposition of Plutonium and Uranium. John M. Haschke and Jerry L. Stakebake.


Chapter 30: Trace Analysis of Actinides in Geological, Environmental, and Biological Matrices.  Stephen F. Wolf.


Chapter 31: Actinides in Animals and Man.  Patricia W. Durbin.


Appendix I: Nuclear Spins and Moments of the Actinides.  Irshad Ahmad.

Appendix II:  Nuclear Properties of Actinide and Transactinide Nuclides.  Irshad Ahmad.