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4 new elements added to periodic table

The International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC) announced the verification of the discoveries of 4 new chemical elements. The 7th row of the periodic table of the elements is now complete.

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The new elements and assigned priorities of discovery are:

Element 113 (temporary working name and symbol: ununtrium, Uut):

The RIKEN collaboration team in Japan have fulfilled the criteria for element Z=113 and will be invited to propose a permanent name and symbol.

Elements 115, 117, and 118 (temporary working names and symbols: ununpentium, Uup; ununseptium, Uus; and ununoctium, Uuo):

The collaboration between the Joint Institute for Nuclear Research in Dubna, Russia; Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, California, USA; and Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, USA have fulfilled the criteria for element Z=115, 117 and will be invited to propose permanent names and symbols.

The collaboration between the Joint Institute for Nuclear Research in Dubna, Russia and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, California, USA have fulfilled the criteria for element Z=118 and will be invited to propose a permanent name and symbol.

Source: IUPAC

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