covalent radii revisited (2008 values)

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This is a set of covalent atomic radii (Ref. 1) deduced from crystallographic data for most of the elements with atomic numbers up to 96. These data show a well behaved periodic dependence that allowed interpolation for a few elements for which structural data is lacking, notably the noble gases. These values remove some inconsistencies in earlier covalent radii values. Additional graphs for these data will appear shortly.

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Literature sources

  1. Beatriz Cordero, Verónica Gómez, Ana E. Platero-Prats, Marc Revés, Jorge Echeverría, Eduard Cremades, Flavia Barragán and Santiago Alvarez, in "Covalent radii revisited", Dalton Trans., 2008, [DOI: 10.1039/b801115j].

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