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Notes

Symbol

Fl

Atomic Number

114

Oxidation States

2

Electron Configuration

Orbital Occupancy

[Rn] 5f14 6d10 7s2 7p2

[Rn] represents the closed-shell electron configuration of radon

Orbital Filling Order

[Rn] 7s2 5f14 6d10 7p2

[Rn] represents the closed-shell electron configuration of radon

see expanded configuration ...

Ionization Energies

I  (1)

 8.5 eV

II (2)

16.8 eV

Melting Point

340 K

predicted value

Boiling Point

420 K

predicted value

Pyykkö Covalent Radius

single bond

143 pm

Quantity

Flerovium Atomic Structure

Notes

Ionization Energies

I  (1)

 8.5 eV

II (2)

16.8 eV

Electron Configuration

Orbital Occupancy

[Rn] 5f14 6d10 7s2 7p2

[Rn] represents the closed-shell electron configuration of radon

Orbital Filling Order

[Rn] 7s2 5f14 6d10 7p2

[Rn] represents the closed-shell electron configuration of radon

see expanded configuration ...

Quantity

Flerovium Atomic Interaction

Notes

Oxidation States

2

Quantity

Flerovium Thermodynamics

Notes

Melting Point

340 K

predicted value

Boiling Point

420 K

predicted value

Quantity

Flerovium Atomic Size

Notes

Pyykkö Covalent Radius

single bond

143 pm

Quantity

Flerovium History

Notes

Discovery

date of discovery

1999

discoverer

Yu. Ts. Oganessian

discoverer

V. K. Utyonkov

discoverer

Yu. V. Lobanov

discoverer

F. Sh. Abdullin

discoverer

A. N. Polyakov

discoverer

I. V. Shirokovsky

discoverer

Yu. S. Tsyganov

discoverer

G. G. Gulbekian

discoverer

S. L. Bogomolov

discoverer

B. N. Gikal

discoverer

A. N. Mezentsev

discoverer

S. Iliev

discoverer

V. G. Subbotin

discoverer

A. M. Sukhov

discoverer

O. V. Ivanov

discoverer

G. V. Buklanov

discoverer

K. Subotic

discoverer

M. G. Itkis

discoverer

K. J. Moody

discoverer

J. F. Wild

discoverer

N. J. Stoyer

discoverer

M. A. Stoyer

discoverer

R. W. Lougheed

location of discovery

Joint Institute for Nuclear Research, Dubna, Russia (Dubna-Livermore collaboration)

Origin of Element Name

origin

Flerov

origin description

place—Flerov Laboratory of Nuclear Reactions

Origin of Element Symbol

symbol: Fl

origin

flerovium

origin description

element name

Formerly Used or Proposed Element Names and Symbols

name

ununquadium

matching symbol

Uuq

name

eka-lead

no matching symbol specified

References    (Click the button next to a value above to see complete citation information for that entry)

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IUPAC. Element 114 is Named Flerovium and Element 116 is Named Livermorium. http://www.iupac.org/news/news-detail/article/element-114-is-named-flerovium-and-element-116-is-named-livermorium.html. Accessed on June 13, 2012.

IUPAC. Start of the Name Approval Process for the Elements of Atomic Number 114 and 116. http://www.iupac.org/news/news-detail/article/start-of-the-name-approval-process-for-the-elements-of-atomic-number-114-and-116.html. Accessed on June 13, 2012.

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