Uses of Rubidium?

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Rubidium is a metallic chemical element of atomic number 37 and is denser than water. It is a soft, silvery white element of the alkali metal group on the periodic table that reacts violently with water, forming rubidium hydroxide solution. This element is used in various industries and in laboratories as well.
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Rubidium chloride (RbCl) is probably the most used rubidium compound; it is used in biochemistry to induce cells to take up DNA, and as a biomarker since it is readily taken up to
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Rubidium's main purpose is as a photocell
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Rubidium compounds are sometimes used in fireworks to give them a purple color. Rubidium has also been considered for use in a thermoelectric generator using the magnetohydrodynamic
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The objective was to determine the prognostic value of rubidium-82 (82Rb) positron emission tomography (PET) myocardial perfusion imaging (MPI). BACKGROUND: 82Rb PET MPI accurately
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Rubidium is used in medicine in the location of brain tumours. It is a highly radioactive compound, which makes it appropriate for this use. It may also be used as a photocell component and in ion engines as it is readily ionized.
Rubidium is used in making a specific type of glass, particular catalysts, and in photoelectric cells. It is also sometimes used in batteries.
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