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Uranium carbide

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Uranium carbide, a carbide of uranium, is a hard refractory ceramic material. [1]

19 relations: Acetylide, Ammonia, Carbide, CAS Registry Number, Ceramic, Cubic crystal system, Nuclear fuel, Nuclear reactor, Nuclear thermal rocket, Particle accelerator, Pearson symbol, Pebble-bed reactor, Plutonium carbide, Refraction (metallurgy), Stoichiometry, Thorium(IV) carbide, Uranium, Uranium diboride, Uranium dioxide.


Acetylide refers to chemical compounds with the chemical formulas MC≡CH and MC≡CM, where M is a metal.

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Ammonia is a compound of nitrogen and hydrogen with the formula NH3.

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In chemistry, a carbide is a compound composed of carbon and a less electronegative element.

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CAS Registry Number

A CAS Registry Number, also referred to as CASRN or CAS Number, is a unique numerical identifier assigned by the Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS) to every chemical substance described in the open scientific literature (currently including all substances described from 1957 through the present, plus some substances from the early or mid 1900s), including organic and inorganic compounds, minerals, isotopes, alloys and nonstructurable materials (UVCBs, of unknown, variable composition, or biological origin).

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A ceramic is a non-metallic solid material comprising an inorganic compound of metal, non-metal or metalloid atoms primarily held in ionic and covalent bonds.

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Cubic crystal system

In crystallography, the cubic (or isometric) crystal system is a crystal system where the unit cell is in the shape of a cube.

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Nuclear fuel

Nuclear fuel is a substance that is used in nuclear power stations to produce heat to power turbines.

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Nuclear reactor

A nuclear reactor, formerly known as an atomic pile, is a device used to initiate and control a self-sustained nuclear chain reaction.

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Nuclear thermal rocket

A nuclear thermal rocket is a proposed spacecraft propulsion technology.

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Particle accelerator

A particle accelerator is a machine that uses electromagnetic fields to propel charged particles to nearly light speed and to contain them in well-defined beams.

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Pearson symbol

The Pearson symbol, or Pearson notation, is used in crystallography as a means of describing a crystal structure, and was originated by W.B. Pearson.

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Pebble-bed reactor

The pebble-bed reactor (PBR) is a design for a graphite-moderated, gas-cooled nuclear reactor.

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Plutonium carbide

Plutonium carbide comes in several stoichiometries (PuC and Pu2C3).

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Refraction (metallurgy)

In metallurgy, refraction is a property of metals that indicates their ability to withstand heat.

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Stoichiometry is the calculation of reactants and products in chemical reactions.

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Thorium(IV) carbide

Thorium(IV) carbide (ThC) is an inorganic thorium compound and a carbide.

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Uranium is a chemical element with symbol U and atomic number 92.

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Uranium diboride

Uranium boride (UB2), a compound of uranium and boron, is a very stable glassy boride material that is insoluble in water.

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Uranium dioxide

Uranium dioxide or uranium(IV) oxide (2), also known as urania or uranous oxide, is an oxide of uranium, and is a black, radioactive, crystalline powder that naturally occurs in the mineral uraninite.

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C2U, Diuranium tricarbide, Uranium dicarbide, Uranium monocarbide, Uranium(IV) carbide.


[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Uranium_carbide

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