, Volume 4, Issue 3, pp 53–61 | Cite as

Names of the heavier elements

  • Jitendra K. Bera
General Article


There has been considerable debate and controversy regarding the names of elements with atomic numbers greater than 103. The origins of the difficulties and the eventual resolution are described in this article.


Atomic Number American Chemical Society Heavy Element Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory Einsteinium 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.


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© Indian Academy of Sciences 1999

Authors and Affiliations

  • Jitendra K. Bera
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  1. 1.Department of Inorganic and Physical ChemistryIndian Institute of ScienceBangaloreIndia

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