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Pure Appl. Chem.
75(10), 1613-1615, 2003
Pure and Applied Chemistry
Vol. 75, Issue 10
INORGANIC CHEMISTRY DIVISION
Name and Symbol of the Element with Atomic Number 110
(IUPAC Recommendations 2003)
J. Corish1 and G.M. Rosenblatt2
1 University of Dublin, Chemistry Department, Trinity
College, Dublin 2, Ireland; 2 Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory,
Materials Sciences Division, Building 62, Room 203, University of California,
Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
Abstract: A joint IUPAC–IUPAP Working Party (JWP) confirmed
the discovery of the element with atomic number 110. In accord with
IUPAC procedures, the discoverers proposed a name and symbol for the
element. The Inorganic Chemistry Division recommended this proposal
for acceptance, and it was adopted by the IUPAC Council at Ottawa, 16
August 2003. The recommended name is darmstadtium with symbol Ds.
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