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Chemical investigation of hassium (element 108)
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Evidence that the chemical properties of hassium and its lighter homologue osmium are similar is provided, thus confirming that hassio exhibits properties as expected from its position in group 8 of the periodic table.
48Ca+249Bk fusion reaction leading to element Z = 117: long-lived α-decaying 270Db and discovery of 266Lr.
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The superheavy element with atomic number Z=117 was produced as an evaporation residue in the (48)Ca+(249)Bk fusion reaction at the gas-filled recoil separator TASCA at GSI Darmstadt, Germany and a hitherto unknown α-decay branch in (270)Db was observed, which populated the new isotope (266)Lr.
Chemical properties of the transactinide elements studied in liquid phase with SISAK
Abstract.This article starts with a review of the current SISAK liquid-liquid extraction system, as used after the physical preseparator BGS at LBNL for chemical studies of transactinide elements.
248Cm(22Ne,xn)27-xSg reaction and the decay properties of 265Sg reexamined
Recent studies of the hot fusion reaction 248 Cm( 26 Mg,xn) 274-x Hs have provided new nuclear decay data on 265,266 Sg and confirmed the existence of an isomeric state in 261 Rf. The results
Synthesis and detection of a seaborgium carbonyl complex
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A gas-phase carbonylation technique previously tested on short-lived molybdenum and tungsten isotopes was applied to the preparation of a carbonyl complex of seaborgium, the 106th element, and it was concluded that hexacarbonyl Sg(CO)6 was the most likely structural formula.
Spectroscopy of element 115 decay chains.
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For the first time, precise spectroscopy allows the derivation of excitation schemes of isotopes along the decay chains starting with elements Z>112.
On the decay properties of 269Hs and indications for the new nuclide 270Hs
Abstract.In bombardments of 248Cm with 143.7-146.8 MeV 26Mg ions the nuclides 269Hs and presumably 270Hs were produced. After chemical isolation, Hs atoms were identified by observing genetically
The Electron Capture $$^{163}$$163Ho Experiment ECHo
The determination of the absolute scale of the neutrino masses is one of the most challenging present questions in particle physics. The most stringent limit, $$m(\bar{\nu }_{\mathrm {e}})<
Mechanisms Suppressing Superheavy Element Yields in Cold Fusion Reactions.
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The energy dependence of P_{CN} indicates that cold fusion reactions (involving ^{208}Pb) are not driven by a diffusion process, and that superheavy elements formed in fusion reactions which are hindered by fast nonequilibrium processes are formed.
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