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Press release from RIKEN Nishina Center for Accelerator-Based Science

The most unambiguous data to date on the elusive 113th atomic element has been obtained by researchers at the RIKEN Nishina Center for Accelerator-based Science (RNC). A chain of six consecutive alpha decays, produced in experiments at the RIKEN Radioisotope Beam Factory (RIBF), conclusively identifies the element through connections to well-known daughter nuclides.

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September 27th, 2012

Posted In: Chemistry, Group 13 elements, Nuclear chemistry, Radioactive elements

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