Chemical investigation of hassium (element 108)

@article{Dllmann2002ChemicalIO,
  title={Chemical investigation of hassium (element 108)},
  author={Christoph Emanuel D{\"u}llmann and Willy Br{\"u}chle and Rugard Dressler and Klaus Eberhardt and Bernd Eichler and Robert Eichler and Heinz Walter G{\"a}ggeler and T. Ginter and Florian Glaus and Kenneth E. Gregorich and Darleane C. Hoffman and Egon J{\"a}ger and Dieter T. Jost and U. W. Kirbach and D. M. Lee and Heino Nitsche and Joshua B. Patin and Valerija G. Pershina and Dave Piguet and Zhi Qin and Matthias Sch{\"a}del and B. Schausten and Erwin Schimpf and H. J. Sch{\"o}tt and S. Soverna and Ralf Sudowe and P. Th{\"o}rle and S. N. Timokhin and Norbert Trautmann and Andreas T{\"u}rler and Annett Vahle and G. Wirth and A. Yakushev and Peter M. Zielinski},
  journal={Nature},
  year={2002},
  volume={418},
  pages={859-862}
}
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