Superheavy carbonyls

  title={Superheavy carbonyls},
  author={W. Loveland},
  pages={1451 - 1452}
The radioactive superheavy element seaborgium can form a carbonyl compound during its short lifetime [Also see Report by Even et al.] Elements with atomic numbers Z > 94 are radioactive and cannot be found naturally in Earth. Efforts to create these elements, particularly the superheavy elements (Z ≥ 104), in the laboratory typically use “hot fusion” reactions involving extremely high temperatures. On page 1491 of this issue, Even et al. (1) show how these atoms can be cooled down and used to… Expand
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