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<center>'''Karlsruhe Nuclide Chart'''
 
<center>'''Karlsruhe Nuclide Chart'''
  
Joseph Magill | Gerda Pfennig | Raymond Dreher | Zsolt Sóti   
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Joseph Magill | Raymond Dreher | Zsolt Sóti   
  
8<sup>th</sup> Edition 2012
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10<sup>th</sup> Edition 2018
  
A Record of Human Achievement in Nuclear Science
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[https://nuklid.shop Order now from our online shop]
  
[https://shop.marktdienste.de/shoppages/produktuebersicht.aspx Order now from our online shop]
 
  
See [[Media:newKNC2_JRC.pdf|Press Release from the JRC]] [[Media:newKNC_DE.pdf|(DE)]]
 
  
[[Media:FlyerKNC2012.pdf|Download the Flyer]], [http://www.youtube.com/embed/AQVuM3jqFkY see video]
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''New machine developments and improvements at major nuclear centres worldwide are the main source of discovery of new elements, isotopes and new experimental results. This very active area of research provides a continuous source of new data. Our mission is to maintain, develop and update the Karlsruhe Nuclide Chart with concise, up to date information on all experimentally observed nuclides.''
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'''New:''' [[Help%3AKarlsruhe_Nuclide_Chart_Online_(KNCO)|Karlsruhe Nuclide Chart Online]]
 
  
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[[Image:KNC.png|thumb|left|500px|The Karlsruhe Nuclide Chart - new 10<sup>th</sup> Edition 2018]]
  
''New machine developments and improvements at major nuclear centres worldwide are the main source of discovery of new elements, isotopes and new experimental results. This very active area of research provides a continuous source of new data. Our mission is to maintain, develop and update the Karlsruhe Nuclide Chart with concise, up to date information on all experimentally observed nuclides.''
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For now almost 60 years, the Karlsruhe Nuclide Chart has provided scientists and students with structured,
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accurate information on the half-lives and decay modes of radionuclides, as well as the energies of emitted
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radiation. Beyond the more traditional physical sciences such as health physics and radiation protection, nuclear
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and radiochemistry, and astrophysics, the Chart is now in wide and common usage in the life and earth sciences
 +
(biology, medicine, agriculture, geology, etc.). An important characteristic of the Chart is its great didactic value in
 +
education and training in the nuclear sciences. It is used in training programmes worldwide and is a valuable and
 +
welcome addition to the many books on nuclear science including school textbooks. Although many nuclear data
 +
sources are available on the internet, the Karlsruhe Nuclide Chart provides a unique overview of current
 +
knowledge and is for many the preferred medium for ease of use, convenience and practicality.
  
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The new edition of the “Karlsruher Nuklidkarte” contains new and updated radioactive decay data on 696 nuclides
 +
(47 new nuclides) not found in the previous (2015) edition. In total, nuclear data on 4040 experimentally observed
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ground states and isomers are presented.
  
[[Image:KNC.png|thumb|left|500px|The Karlsruhe Nuclide Chart - new 8<sup>th</sup> Edition 2012]]
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The new names and chemical symbols of elements 113, 115, 117, and 118 have been updated in the Karlsruhe
For more than 50 years, the Karlsruhe Nuclide Chart has provided scientists and students with structured, accurate information on the half-lives and decay modes of radionuclides, as well as the energies of emitted radiation. Beyond the more traditional physical sciences such as health physics and radiation protection, nuclear and radiochemistry, and astrophysics, the Chart is now in wide and common usage in the life and earth sciences (biology, medicine, agriculture, geology, etc.). An important characteristic of the Chart is its great didactic value in education and training in the nuclear sciences. It has been used in training programmes worldwide and is a valuable and welcome addition to the many books on nuclear science including school physics textbooks. Although many nuclear data sources are available on the internet, the Karlsruhe Nuclide Chart provides a unique overview of current knowledge and is for many the preferred medium for ease of use, convenience and practicality.
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Nuclide Chart. In 2016, IUPAC agreed on the names nihonium (113, symbol Nh), moscovium (115, Mc),
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tennessine (117, Ts), and oganesson (118, Og). Until now, these elements have been referred to simply by the
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number of protons in each atom – 113, 115, 117 and 118, respectively. Nihonium references the Japanese name
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for Japan. The element was discovered at the RIKEN Nishina Center for Accelerator Science. Moscovium was
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named after the Moscow region, the location of the Joint Institute for Nuclear Research in Dubna. Tennessine
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recognises the US state of Tennessee and the local contributions made to the discovery by the Oak Ridge
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National Laboratory and Vanderbilt University. Oganesson honours the nuclear physicist Yuri Oganessian, who
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has played a leading role in the search for new elements.
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Most recent values of the atomic weights, isotopic abundances and cross sections are included together with the
 +
thermal fission yields for both 235U and 239Pu. For twelve elements, a range of atomic weights is given to reflect
 +
the isotopic variability in natural materials. The accompanying booklet again contains the multi-lingual
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“Explanation of the Chart of the Nuclides” in English, German, French, Spanish, Russian, and Chinese, updated
 +
to reflect changes in the Chart. The Reduced Decay Schemes section initiated in previous editions, and used to
 +
describe in detail how the nuclide box contents should be interpreted with reference to the nuclide decay
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schemes, has been considerably expanded to include a total of 88 examples.
  
The 8<sup>th</sup> Edition of the “Karlsruher Nuklidkarte” contains new and updated radioactive decay data on 737
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This new 10th Edition of the Karlsruhe Nuclide Chart is the result of a collaboration between Zsolt Sóti from the
nuclides not found in the previous (2006) edition. In total, nuclear data on 3847 experimentally observed
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EC’s Joint Research Centre and Joseph Magill and Raymond Dreher from the Nucleonica team. An online
ground states and isomers are presented. The new element names copernicium (symbol Cn element 112), flerovium (symbol Fl, element 114) and livermorium (symbol Lv, element 116) been introduced. Most recent values of the atomic weights, isotopic abundances and cross sections are included together with the thermal fission yields for both <sup>235</sup>U and <sup>239</sup>Pu. For twelve elements, a range of atomic weights is given to reflect the isotopic variability in natural materials.
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version of the Karlsruhe Nuclide Chart Online is available through the Nucleonica nuclear science portal
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(www.nucleonica.com).
  
The accompanying booklet contains the multi-lingual “Explanation of the Chart of the Nuclides” in English, German, French, Spanish, Chinese and Russian. The text has been considerably revised to include an "Examples" section which is used to describe in detail how the nuclide box contents should be interpreted with reference to the nuclide decay scheme diagrams. In addition to the fold-out chart and wall-chart, a new auditorium wall-chart (43 x 316 cm) has been developed for lectures theatres, etc. An even larger "Carpet" version (100 x 650 cm) is available mainly for exhibition purposes. Finally a new web-based version of the Karlsruhe Nuclide Chart is in the final stages of development for use within the Nucleonica nuclear sciene portal.
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This new 10th Edition coincides with the 60th anniversary of the Karlsruhe Nuclide Chart - the first edition
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appeared in 1958. Sadly, Gerda Pfennig, “Mother” of the Karlsruhe Nuclide Chart, died on 16 February 2017
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aged 86. Since this first edition, Frau Pfennig has co-authored all editions of the Chart including the 9th Edition
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in 2015. In the field of nuclear data Frau Pfennig was both conscientious and dedicated and an inspiration to
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her colleagues.
  
 
Since 1st January 2012, the management of the Karlsruhe Nuclide Chart has been taken over by Nucleonica GmbH - a spin-off company of the EC's Joint Research Centre (JRC). Through a license agreement with the JRC, Nucleonica GmbH has exclusive rights to further develop and market the current and future editions of the Chart.
 
Since 1st January 2012, the management of the Karlsruhe Nuclide Chart has been taken over by Nucleonica GmbH - a spin-off company of the EC's Joint Research Centre (JRC). Through a license agreement with the JRC, Nucleonica GmbH has exclusive rights to further develop and market the current and future editions of the Chart.
 
Many people have been involved in the realisation of this new 8th edition. We would like to acknowledge the support of the ITU Director Prof. Dr. T. Fanghänel in this endeavour. We thank also Drs. Mayer and Kroner (Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, KIT) and our Commission colleagues Olivier Eulaerts and Huseyin Kebapci in Brussels. Finally, we acknowledge the assistance from our colleagues D. Cui and Prof. X. Wang (Chinese translation), M. Sheindlin and O. Kolomiyets (Russian translation), V. Esteban Gran, C. Normand (Spanish/French translations).
 
  
 
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|[[Image:KNC8_Rollmap.png|thumb|200px|The [http://www.nucleonica.com/blog/?p=2822 Roll Map] (170x120cm). Now available]]
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|[[Image:KNC8_Rollmap.png|thumb|200px|The [http://www.nucleonica.com/blog/?p=2822 Roll Map] (170x120cm). Now available [http://www.nucleonica.com/wiki/images/2/2e/KNC8_Rollmap.png Enlarge]]]
|[[Image:KNC8_Foldout.jpg|thumb|200px|The Fold-out Chart (A4). Now available]]
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|[[Image:KNC8_Foldout.jpg|thumb|200px|The Fold-out Chart (A4). Now available [http://www.nucleonica.com/wiki/images/d/d2/KNC8_Foldout.jpg Enlarge]]]
 
|[[Image:KNC8w.png|thumb|200px|The Wallchart, 95 cm x 139 cm. Now available. See a [http://www.nucleonica.com/wiki/index.php?title=Historical#Karlsruhe_Nuclide_Chart.2C_Technical_University_of_Munich giant version] of this at the Technical University of Munich]]
 
|[[Image:KNC8w.png|thumb|200px|The Wallchart, 95 cm x 139 cm. Now available. See a [http://www.nucleonica.com/wiki/index.php?title=Historical#Karlsruhe_Nuclide_Chart.2C_Technical_University_of_Munich giant version] of this at the Technical University of Munich]]
 
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|[[Image:KNC8_A.png|thumb|240px|The Auditorium Chart, 43 cm x 316 cm. Now available]]
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|[[Image:KNC8_A.png|thumb|240px|The Auditorium Chart, 43 cm x 316 cm. Now available [http://www.nucleonica.com/wiki/images/3/38/KNC8_A.png Enlarge]]]
 
|[[Image:KNC8_CERN.png|left|thumb|200px|The [[Nuclide_"Carpet"|Karlsruhe Nuclide "Carpet" with CERN logo]] (approximate dimensions 100 cm x 650 m). Now available]]
 
|[[Image:KNC8_CERN.png|left|thumb|200px|The [[Nuclide_"Carpet"|Karlsruhe Nuclide "Carpet" with CERN logo]] (approximate dimensions 100 cm x 650 m). Now available]]
|[[Image:Novoselov.jpg|thumb|200px|The Wallchart in CERN, signed by Nobel laureate Konstantin Novoselov (winner of the 2010 Nobel prize in Physics)]]
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|[[Image:Novoselov.jpg|thumb|200px|The Wallchart in CERN, signed by Nobel laureate Konstantin Novoselov (winner of the 2010 Nobel prize in Physics) [http://www.nucleonica.com/wiki/images/d/d9/Novoselov.jpg Enlarge]]]
 
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|[[Image:Al_Sandwich.jpg|thumb|240px|Contour cut aluminium sandwich (dibond) version of the Karlsruhe Nuclide Chart.]]
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|[[Image:Al_Sandwich.jpg|thumb|240px|Contour cut aluminium sandwich (dibond) version of the Karlsruhe Nuclide Chart [http://www.nucleonica.com/wiki/images/4/4d/Al_Sandwich.jpg Enlarge]]]
|[[Image:gr-im-itu.jpg|thumb|240px|Giant Mosaic version of the Karlsruhe Nuclide Chart at ITU]]
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|[[Image:ContourKNC.jpg|thumb|240px|Contour Nuclide Chart at European Dialogue Centre in the European School Karlsruhe [http://www.nucleonica.com/wiki/images/4/4b/ContourKNC.jpg Enlarge]]]
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|[[Image:gr-im-itu.jpg|thumb|240px|Giant Mosaic version of the Karlsruhe Nuclide Chart at the Institute for Transuranium Elements, Karlsruhe [http://www.nucleonica.com/wiki/images/c/ce/Gr-im-itu.jpg Enlarge]]]
 
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|[[Image:CWalther.jpg|thumb|240px|Nuclide Carpet, Wallchart version. Courtesy Prof. Dr. Clemens Walther, Institut für Radioökologie und Strahlenschutz, Leibniz Universität Hannover  [http://www.nucleonica.com/wiki/images/8/89/CWalther.jpg Enlarge]]]
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|[[Image:CWalther_5409.jpg|thumb|240px|Nuclide Carpet, Wallchart version. Courtesy Prof. Dr. Clemens Walther, Institut für Radioökologie und Strahlenschutz, Leibniz Universität Hannover  [http://www.nucleonica.com/wiki/images/e/ec/CWalther_5409.jpg Enlarge]]]
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|[[Image:CWalther_5408.jpg|thumb|240px|Nuclide Carpet, Wallchart version. Courtesy Prof. Dr. Clemens Walther, Institut für Radioökologie und Strahlenschutz, Leibniz Universität Hannover  [http://www.nucleonica.com/wiki/images/8/8c/CWalther_5408.jpg Enlarge]]]
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|[[Image:CERN-KNC.jpg|thumb|240px|Nuclide Carpet, Wallchart version. Courtesy CERN c 2015 [http://www.nucleonica.com/wiki/images/c/cf/CERN-KNC.jpg Enlarge]]]
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|[[Image:KKG1.jpg|thumb|240px|Aluminium sandwich (dibond) version of the Karlsruhe Nuclide Chart for Kernkraftwerk Gundremmingen GmbH [https://nucleonica.com/wiki/images/7/71/KKG1.jpg Enlarge]]]
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|[[Image:KKG2.jpg|thumb|240px|Aluminium sandwich (dibond) version of the Karlsruhe Nuclide Chart for Kernkraftwerk Gundremmingen GmbH [https://nucleonica.com/wiki/images/7/71/KKG2.jpg Enlarge]]]
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[[Help%3AKarlsruhe_Nuclide_Chart_Online,_KNCO%2B%2B|Karlsruhe Nuclide Chart Online]]
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This page is supported and maintained within the [http://www.nucleonica.com Nucleonica] nuclear science portal.
 
This page is supported and maintained within the [http://www.nucleonica.com Nucleonica] nuclear science portal.

Revision as of 12:11, 9 February 2018

Karlsruhe Nuclide Chart

Joseph Magill | Raymond Dreher | Zsolt Sóti

10th Edition 2018

Order now from our online shop


New machine developments and improvements at major nuclear centres worldwide are the main source of discovery of new elements, isotopes and new experimental results. This very active area of research provides a continuous source of new data. Our mission is to maintain, develop and update the Karlsruhe Nuclide Chart with concise, up to date information on all experimentally observed nuclides.


The Karlsruhe Nuclide Chart - new 10th Edition 2018

For now almost 60 years, the Karlsruhe Nuclide Chart has provided scientists and students with structured, accurate information on the half-lives and decay modes of radionuclides, as well as the energies of emitted radiation. Beyond the more traditional physical sciences such as health physics and radiation protection, nuclear and radiochemistry, and astrophysics, the Chart is now in wide and common usage in the life and earth sciences (biology, medicine, agriculture, geology, etc.). An important characteristic of the Chart is its great didactic value in education and training in the nuclear sciences. It is used in training programmes worldwide and is a valuable and welcome addition to the many books on nuclear science including school textbooks. Although many nuclear data sources are available on the internet, the Karlsruhe Nuclide Chart provides a unique overview of current knowledge and is for many the preferred medium for ease of use, convenience and practicality.

The new edition of the “Karlsruher Nuklidkarte” contains new and updated radioactive decay data on 696 nuclides (47 new nuclides) not found in the previous (2015) edition. In total, nuclear data on 4040 experimentally observed ground states and isomers are presented.

The new names and chemical symbols of elements 113, 115, 117, and 118 have been updated in the Karlsruhe Nuclide Chart. In 2016, IUPAC agreed on the names nihonium (113, symbol Nh), moscovium (115, Mc), tennessine (117, Ts), and oganesson (118, Og). Until now, these elements have been referred to simply by the number of protons in each atom – 113, 115, 117 and 118, respectively. Nihonium references the Japanese name for Japan. The element was discovered at the RIKEN Nishina Center for Accelerator Science. Moscovium was named after the Moscow region, the location of the Joint Institute for Nuclear Research in Dubna. Tennessine recognises the US state of Tennessee and the local contributions made to the discovery by the Oak Ridge National Laboratory and Vanderbilt University. Oganesson honours the nuclear physicist Yuri Oganessian, who has played a leading role in the search for new elements. Most recent values of the atomic weights, isotopic abundances and cross sections are included together with the thermal fission yields for both 235U and 239Pu. For twelve elements, a range of atomic weights is given to reflect the isotopic variability in natural materials. The accompanying booklet again contains the multi-lingual “Explanation of the Chart of the Nuclides” in English, German, French, Spanish, Russian, and Chinese, updated to reflect changes in the Chart. The Reduced Decay Schemes section initiated in previous editions, and used to describe in detail how the nuclide box contents should be interpreted with reference to the nuclide decay schemes, has been considerably expanded to include a total of 88 examples.

This new 10th Edition of the Karlsruhe Nuclide Chart is the result of a collaboration between Zsolt Sóti from the EC’s Joint Research Centre and Joseph Magill and Raymond Dreher from the Nucleonica team. An online version of the Karlsruhe Nuclide Chart Online is available through the Nucleonica nuclear science portal (www.nucleonica.com).

This new 10th Edition coincides with the 60th anniversary of the Karlsruhe Nuclide Chart - the first edition appeared in 1958. Sadly, Gerda Pfennig, “Mother” of the Karlsruhe Nuclide Chart, died on 16 February 2017 aged 86. Since this first edition, Frau Pfennig has co-authored all editions of the Chart including the 9th Edition in 2015. In the field of nuclear data Frau Pfennig was both conscientious and dedicated and an inspiration to her colleagues.

Since 1st January 2012, the management of the Karlsruhe Nuclide Chart has been taken over by Nucleonica GmbH - a spin-off company of the EC's Joint Research Centre (JRC). Through a license agreement with the JRC, Nucleonica GmbH has exclusive rights to further develop and market the current and future editions of the Chart.


Various versions of the Karlsruhe Nuclide Chart...

The Roll Map (170x120cm). Now available Enlarge
The Fold-out Chart (A4). Now available Enlarge
The Wallchart, 95 cm x 139 cm. Now available. See a giant version of this at the Technical University of Munich
The Auditorium Chart, 43 cm x 316 cm. Now available Enlarge
The Karlsruhe Nuclide "Carpet" with CERN logo (approximate dimensions 100 cm x 650 m). Now available
The Wallchart in CERN, signed by Nobel laureate Konstantin Novoselov (winner of the 2010 Nobel prize in Physics) Enlarge
Contour cut aluminium sandwich (dibond) version of the Karlsruhe Nuclide Chart Enlarge
Contour Nuclide Chart at European Dialogue Centre in the European School Karlsruhe Enlarge
Giant Mosaic version of the Karlsruhe Nuclide Chart at the Institute for Transuranium Elements, Karlsruhe Enlarge
Nuclide Carpet, Wallchart version. Courtesy Prof. Dr. Clemens Walther, Institut für Radioökologie und Strahlenschutz, Leibniz Universität Hannover Enlarge
Nuclide Carpet, Wallchart version. Courtesy Prof. Dr. Clemens Walther, Institut für Radioökologie und Strahlenschutz, Leibniz Universität Hannover Enlarge
Nuclide Carpet, Wallchart version. Courtesy Prof. Dr. Clemens Walther, Institut für Radioökologie und Strahlenschutz, Leibniz Universität Hannover Enlarge
Nuclide Carpet, Wallchart version. Courtesy CERN c 2015 Enlarge
Aluminium sandwich (dibond) version of the Karlsruhe Nuclide Chart for Kernkraftwerk Gundremmingen GmbH Enlarge
Aluminium sandwich (dibond) version of the Karlsruhe Nuclide Chart for Kernkraftwerk Gundremmingen GmbH Enlarge

Karlsruhe Nuclide Chart Online

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