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Volume 40, Issue 4

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Oganesson, Where Art Thou?

Daniel Rabinovich
Published Online: 2018-10-29 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/ci-2018-0414

Abstract

In a press release dated 30 December 2015, the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC) announced that a thorough review by independent experts of the experimental data available for the syntheses of elements 113, 115, 117, and 118 has been concluded, and that the discovery of the four elements completing the 7th row of the periodic table was confirmed. The elemental names and symbols proposed shortly thereafter by the corresponding discovery teams met the criteria prescribed by IUPAC for naming new elements, and nihonium (Nh), moscovium (Mc), tennessine (Ts), and oganesson (Og), became permanent within a few months. As such, the ending of the name of element 118 and its location in the periodic table, below radon in group 18, are consistent with the assumption that oganesson could be regarded as a noble gas.

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Published Online: 2018-10-29

Published in Print: 2018-10-01


Citation Information: Chemistry International, Volume 40, Issue 4, Pages 27–27, ISSN (Online) 1365-2192, ISSN (Print) 0193-6484, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/ci-2018-0414.

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