Naming of new elements(IUPAC Recommendations 2002)

  title={Naming of new elements(IUPAC Recommendations 2002)},
  author={W. Koppenol},
  journal={Pure and Applied Chemistry},
  pages={787 - 791}
  • W. Koppenol
  • Published 2002
  • Chemistry
  • Pure and Applied Chemistry
A procedure is proposed to name new elements. After the discovery of a new element is established by a joint IUPACIUPAP Working Group, the discoverers are invited to propose a name and a symbol to the IUPAC Inorganic Chemistry Division. Elements can be named after a mythological concept, a mineral, a place or country, a property, or a scientist. After examination and acceptance by the Inorganic Chemistry Division, the proposal follows the accepted IUPAC procedure and is then submitted to the… Expand
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