On the discovery of new elements (IUPAC/IUPAP Provisional Report)

  title={On the discovery of new elements (IUPAC/IUPAP Provisional Report)},
  author={S. Hofmann and S. Dmitriev and C. Fahlander and J. Gates and J. B. Roberto and H. Sakai},
  journal={Pure and Applied Chemistry},
  pages={1773 - 1832}
  • S. Hofmann, S. Dmitriev, +3 authors H. Sakai
  • Published 2018
  • Chemistry
  • Pure and Applied Chemistry
  • Abstract Almost thirty years ago the criteria that are currently used to verify claims for the discovery of a new element were set down by the comprehensive work of a Transfermium Working Group, TWG, jointly established by IUPAC and IUPAP. The recent completion of the naming of the 118 elements in the first seven periods of the Periodic Table of the Elements was considered as an opportunity for a review of these criteria in the light of the experimental and theoretical advances in the field. In… CONTINUE READING
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