Intra-atomic Charge

@article{SoddyIntraatomicC,
  title={Intra-atomic Charge},
  author={Frederick Soddy},
  journal={Nature},
  volume={92},
  pages={399-400}
}
  • F. Soddy
  • Published 1 December 1913
  • Physics
  • Nature
THAT the intra-atomic charge of an element is determined by its place in the periodic table rather than by its atomic weight, as concluded by A. van der Broek (NATURE, November 27, p. 372), is strongly supported by the recent generalisation as to the radio-elements and the periodic law. The successive expulsion of one α and two β particles in three radio-active changes in any order brings the intra-atomic charge of the element back to its initial value, and the element back to its original… 
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