Rare Earths--The Fraternal Fifteen

Abstract:What are rare earths? To see and read an elementary primer, check Rare Earths -- The Fraternal Fifteen. The 46-page pamphlet describes this family of chemical elements that have similar chemical properties and different physical behaviors, especially the magnetic and optical properties. Although this pamphlet is from 1964, the basic science it covers has not changed. (PDF Format; Length 26 pages)

URL: http://cmi.ameslab.gov/sites/default/files/fraternal-fifteen.pdf

Source: US Atomic Energy Commission via the Ames Laboratory Critical Materials Institute

Resource Type: Fact sheet/checklist

Date of Publication: #doc.freedate#