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[mass noun] The branch of chemistry concerned with radioactive substances.
- ‘Libby studied radiochemistry at Berkeley in the 1930s and subsequently worked on the Manhattan Project.’
- ‘Mark graduated from IT Sligo with a national certificate in chemistry, a national diploma in analytical chemistry, a degree in environmental chemistry and a PhD in environmental radiochemistry.’
- ‘The six-week program covers the fundamentals of nuclear theory, radiochemistry, nuclear instrumentation, radiological safety, and applications to related fields.’
- ‘Inventions take on lives of their own, Dyson argues, and begin shaping the lives of everyone around them: ‘Otto Hahn and Fritz Strassman amuse themselves with analytic radiochemistry and - boom!’’
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