, Volume 12, Issue 1, pp 85-93,
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Date: 17 Feb 2010

Newlands revisited: a display of the periodicity of the chemical elements for chemists

Abstract

This is a periodic table explicitly for chemists rather than physicists. It is derived from Newlands’ columns. It solves many problems such as the positions of hydrogen, helium, beryllium, zinc and the lanthanoids but all within a succinct format.

Element: macroscopic amounts of a substance composed of atoms of identical atomic number (i.e. isotopes and allotropes are included). See also Paneth (1964) and Lavoisier (1789).