|Origin of Name
Marie Sklodowska Curie
|Date and Place of Discovery
||In 1944 at the University of California in Berkeley
Glenn T. Seaborg, Ralph James, L. Morgan and
- Curium bromide (CmBr3)
- Curium chloride (CmCl3)
- Curium dioxide (CmO2)
- Curium iodide (CmI3)
- Curium tetrafluoride (CmF4)
- Curium trioxide (Cm2O3)
- It is created by bombarding plutonium with
- It does not occur in nature.
- It has been studied greatly as a possible fuel for radioisotope thermoelectric generators.
- It is chemically similar to gadolinium.
There are few commercial applications for curium outside the laboratory.