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xenon

Overview page. Subjects: Chemistry.

An inert gas, atomic number 54, that occurs at extremely low concentration (8.0×10−6 per cent by volume) in the atmosphere.

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xenon

in New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 140 words.

Agamemnon, Memnon • ninon, xenon • noumenon • Trianon • xoanon • organon • Simenon • Maintenon

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xenon

in Oxford Dictionary of Rhymes

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 140 words.

Agamemnon, Memnon • ninon, xenon • noumenon • Trianon • xoanon • organon • Simenon • Maintenon

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Atomic xenon, Xe

John H. D. Eland and Raimund Feifel.

in Double Photoionisation Spectra of Molecules

December 2017; p ublished online March 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Condensed Matter Physics; Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics. 2107 words.

This chapter shows, using atomic xenon as a prototype, how coincidence maps and double photionisation spectra are created from the raw electron timing data, and how direct and indirect...

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xenon

Overview page. Subjects: Chemistry.

An inert gas, atomic number 54, that occurs at extremely low concentration (8.0×10−6 per cent by volume) in the atmosphere.

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xenon

Edited by John Daintith.

in A Dictionary of Chemistry

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Chemistry. 161 words.

Symbol Xe. A colourless odourless gas belonging to group 18 of the periodic table (see noble gases); a.n.

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xenon

Edited by Richard Rennie and Jonathan Law.

in A Dictionary of Chemistry

January 2016; p ublished online January 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Chemistry. 186 words.

Symbol Xe. A colourless odourless gas belonging to group 18 of the periodic table (see noble gases); a.n. 54; r.a.m. 131.30; d. 5.887 g dm...

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xenon

Chris Park and Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Environment and Conservation

January 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science). 25 words.

A heavy, colourless, relatively inert *gas that is a trace element in the Earth's *atmosphere, present at

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xenon

Chris Park.

in A Dictionary of Environment and Conservation

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science). 18 words.

A heavy, colourless, relatively inert, natural gas that is a trace element in the Earth's atmosphere.

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xenon

Chris Park and Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Environment and Conservation

P ublished online January 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science). 26 words.

A heavy, colourless, relatively *inert gas that is a trace element in the Earth's *atmosphere, present at

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xenon

Storm Dunlop.

in A Dictionary of Weather

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Environmental Science. 22 words.

An inert gas, atomic number 54, that occurs at extremely low concentration (8.0×10−6 per cent by volume) in

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xenon

Edited by T. F. Hoad.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of English Etymology

January 1996; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 13 words.

(chem.) heavy inert gaseous element. XIX. — Gr., n. of xénos (see prec.).

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xenon

Elizabeth Martin.

in The New Oxford Dictionary for Scientific Writers and Editors

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 8 words.

Symbol: Xe See also periodic table; nuclide.

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Xenon

Elizabeth Martin.

in The New Oxford Dictionary for Scientific Writers and Editors

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 16 words.

(cap. X) A trade name for a range of microprocessor chips manufactured by Intel Corporation.

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Xenon

Edited by ALEXANDER P. KAZHDAN.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Byzantium

January 1991; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500). 4 words.

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xenon

in World Encyclopedia

P ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: General Studies. 96 words.

Gaseous nonmetallic element, one of the noble gases. It was discovered in 1898 by Scottish chemist William Ramsey and

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Xenon: elemental anaesthesia in clinical practice

Robert D. Sanders, Daqing Ma and Mervyn Maze.

in British Medical Bulletin

January 2005; p ublished online January 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Anaesthetics. 7356 words.

The ‘noble’ gases have been known to have anaesthetic properties for 50 years yet only recently has their application become a clinical reality. In this review we describe the preclinical...

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xenon-133

Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health.

n. a radioactive isotope that has a half-life of about five days and is used in ventilation scanning of the lungs in nuclear medicine (see ventilation-perfusion scanning). It...

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xenon-133

in Concise Medical Dictionary

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health. 48 words.

n. a radioactive isotope that has a half-life of about five days and is used in ventilation scanning of the

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‘Hyperpolarised Xenon’

Bastiaan Driehuys.

in QJM: An International Journal of Medicine

September 2016; p ublished online September 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medicine and Health. 0 words.

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Xenon does not induce contracture in human malignant hyperthermia muscle<sup>†</sup>

C. P. Baur, W. Klingler, K. Jurkat‐Rott, G. Froeba, E. Schoch, T. Marx, M. Georgieff and F. Lehmann‐Horn.

in BJA: British Journal of Anaesthesia

November 2000; p ublished online November 2000 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Anaesthetics. 2687 words.

Xenon has many characteristics of an ideal anaesthetic agent. It is not known whether xenon is a safe alternative to the potent inhalational anaesthetics in patients susceptible to malignant...

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