Atomic number

The atomic number corresponds to the number of protons in the nucleus of an atom of that element. It also corresponds to the number of electrons in the neutral atom.

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This picture illustrates periodicity of atomic number for the chemical elements on a periodic table. The height of each block is proportional to the value of atomic number.
This picture illustrates periodicity of atomic number for the chemical elements on a periodic table. The height of each block is proportional to the value of atomic number.
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Literature sources

  1. International Union of Pure & Applied Chemistry: Commission on the Nomeclature of Inorganic Chemistry, Nomenclature of Inorganic Chemistry Recommendations 2005, Eds. N.G. Connelly, T. Damhus, R.M. Hartshorn, and A.T. Hutton, Royal Sociery of Chemistry, 2005. ISBN-13: 978-0854044382.
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