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Title: A beachhead on the island of stability

Abstract

Remember learning the periodic table of elements in high school? Our chemistry teachers explained that the chemical properties of elements come from the electronic shell structure of atoms. Furthermore, our physics teachers enriched that picture of the atomic world by introducing us to isotopes and the Segrè chart of nuclides, which arranges them by proton number Z and neutron number N.

Authors:
 [1];  [2]
  1. Joint Institute for Nuclear Research, Dubna (Russia)
  2. Oak Ridge National Lab. (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN (United States)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Oak Ridge National Lab. (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1337838
Grant/Contract Number:  
AC05-00OR22725
Resource Type:
Journal Article: Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Physics Today
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 68; Journal Issue: 8; Journal ID: ISSN 0031-9228
Publisher:
American Institute of Physics (AIP)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English

Citation Formats

Oganessian, Yuri Ts., and Rykaczewski, Krzysztof P. A beachhead on the island of stability. United States: N. p., 2015. Web. doi:10.1063/PT.3.2880.
Oganessian, Yuri Ts., & Rykaczewski, Krzysztof P. A beachhead on the island of stability. United States. https://doi.org/10.1063/PT.3.2880
Oganessian, Yuri Ts., and Rykaczewski, Krzysztof P. Thu . "A beachhead on the island of stability". United States. https://doi.org/10.1063/PT.3.2880. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1337838.
@article{osti_1337838,
title = {A beachhead on the island of stability},
author = {Oganessian, Yuri Ts. and Rykaczewski, Krzysztof P.},
abstractNote = {Remember learning the periodic table of elements in high school? Our chemistry teachers explained that the chemical properties of elements come from the electronic shell structure of atoms. Furthermore, our physics teachers enriched that picture of the atomic world by introducing us to isotopes and the Segrè chart of nuclides, which arranges them by proton number Z and neutron number N.},
doi = {10.1063/PT.3.2880},
url = {https://www.osti.gov/biblio/1337838}, journal = {Physics Today},
issn = {0031-9228},
number = 8,
volume = 68,
place = {United States},
year = {2015},
month = {1}
}

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