Electronic configurations and the periodic table for superheavy elements

  title={Electronic configurations and the periodic table for superheavy elements},
  author={Vadim I. Nefedov and M. B. Trzhaskovskaya and V. G. Yarzhemskiĭ},
  journal={Doklady Physical Chemistry},
The periodicity of the chemical properties of elements is associated with the repetition of the configurations of valence electrons with respect to the quantum number l , which dictates the angular distribution of wave functions in the nonrelativistic approximation and, thus, determines the chemical properties. However, for superheavy elements ( Z > 111), which have been successfully synthesized in the last years [1‐4], relativistic effects are crucial and lead to a noticeable violation of… 
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