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Nihonium

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Notes

Symbol

Nh

Atomic Number

113

Oxidation States

1

Electron Configuration

Orbital Occupancy

[Rn] 5f14 6d10 7s2 7p1

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

see expanded configuration ...

Ionization Energies

I (1)

7.4 eV

Melting Point

700 K

predicted value

Boiling Point

1400 K

predicted value

Pyykkö Covalent Radius

single bond

136 pm

Quantity

Nihonium Atomic Structure

Notes

Ionization Energies

I (1)

7.4 eV

Electron Configuration

Orbital Occupancy

[Rn] 5f14 6d10 7s2 7p1

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

see expanded configuration ...

Quantity

Nihonium Atomic Interaction

Notes

Oxidation States

1

Quantity

Nihonium Thermodynamics

Notes

Melting Point

700 K

predicted value

Boiling Point

1400 K

predicted value

Quantity

Nihonium Atomic Size

Notes

Pyykkö Covalent Radius

single bond

136 pm

Quantity

Nihonium History

Notes

Discovery

date of discovery

2012

discoverer

Kosuke Morita

discoverer

Kouji Morimoto

discoverer

Daiya Kaji

discoverer

Hiromitsu Haba

discoverer

Kazutaka Ozeki

discoverer

Yuki Kudou

discoverer

Takayuki Sumita

discoverer

Yasuo Wakabayashi

discoverer

Akira Yoneda

discoverer

Kengo Tanaka

discoverer

Sayaka Yamaki

discoverer

Ryutaro Sakai

discoverer

Takahiro Akiyama

discoverer

Shin-ichi Goto

discoverer

Hiroo Hasebe

discoverer

Minghui Huang

discoverer

Tianheng Huang

discoverer

Eiji Ideguchi

discoverer

Yoshitaka Kasamatsu

discoverer

Kenji Katori

discoverer

Yoshiki Kariya

discoverer

Hidetoshi Kikunaga

discoverer

Hiroyuki Koura

discoverer

Hisaaki Kudo

discoverer

Akihiro Mashiko

discoverer

Keita Mayama

discoverer

Shin-ichi Mitsuoka

discoverer

Toru Moriya

discoverer

Masashi Murakami

discoverer

Hirohumi Murayama

discoverer

Saori Namai

discoverer

Akira Ozawa

discoverer

Nozomi Sato

discoverer

Keisuke Sueki

discoverer

Mirei Takeyama

discoverer

Fuyuki Tokanai

discoverer

Takayuki Yamaguchi

discoverer

Atsushi Yoshida

location of discovery

RIKEN research institution in Japan

Origin of Element Name

origin

nihon

origin description

place—Japanese pronunciation for Japan

Origin of Element Symbol

symbol: Nh

origin

nihonium

origin description

element name

Formerly Used or Proposed Element Names and Symbols

name

ununtrium

matching symbol

Uut

name

eka-thallium

no matching symbol specified

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

Jr., O. Lewin Keller,, and Glenn T. Seaborg. "Chemistry of the Transactinide Elements." pp. 139–166 in Annual Review Of Nuclear Science. Edited by Emilio Segre. Palo Alto, California: Annual Reviews Inc., 1977.

Keller, Jr., O. Lewin, and Glenn T. Seaborg. "Chemistry of the Transactinide Elements." pp. 139–166 in Annual Review Of Nuclear Science. Edited by Emilio Segre. Palo Alto, California: Annual Reviews Inc., 1977.

Morita, Kosuke, Kouji Morimoto, Daiya Kaji, Hiromitsu Haba, Kazutaka Ozeki, Yuki Kudou, Takayuki Sumita, Yasuo Wakabayashi, Akira Yoneda, Kengo Tanaka, Sayaka Yamaki, Ryutaro Sakai, Takahiro Akiyama, Shin-ichi Goto, Hiroo Hasebe, Minghui Huang, Tianheng Huang, Eiji Ideguchi, Yoshitaka Kasamatsu, Kenji Katori, Yoshiki Kariya, Hidetoshi Kikunaga, Hiroyuki Koura, Hisaaki Kudo, Akihiro Mashiko, Keita Mayama, Shin-ichi Mitsuoka, Toru Moriya, Masashi Murakami, Hirohumi Murayama, Saori Namai, Akira Ozawa, Nozomi Sato, Keisuke Sueki, Mirei Takeyama, Fuyuki Tokanai, Takayuki Yamaguchi, and Atsushi Yoshida. "New Result in the Production and Decay of an Isotope, 278113, of the 113th Element." Journal of the Physical Society of Japan, volume 81, number 10, 2012, pp. 103201 to 103204. doi:10.1143/JPSJ.81.103201

Öhrström, Lars, and Jan Reedijk. "Names and symbols of the elements with atomic numbers 113, 115, 117 and 118 (IUPAC Recommendations 2016)." Pure and Applied Chemistry, volume 88, number 12, 2016, pp. 1225–1229. doi:10.1515/pac-2016-0501

Pekka Pyykkö. Self-Consistent, Year-2009 Covalent Radii. http://www.chem.helsinki.fi/~pyykko/Radii09.pdf. Accessed on November 20, 2010.

Pyykkö, Pekka, and Michiko Atsumi. "Molecular Double-Bond Covalent Radii for Elements Li-E112." Chemistry - A European Journal, volume 15, number 46, 2009, pp. 12770–12779. doi:10.1002/chem.200901472

Pyykkö, Pekka, and Michiko Atsumi. "Molecular Single-Bond Covalent Radii for Elements 1-118." Chemistry - A European Journal, volume 15, number 1, 2009, pp. 186–197. doi:10.1002/chem.200800987

Seaborg, Glenn T. "Prospects for Further Considerable Extension of the Periodic Table." Journal of Chemical Education, volume 46, number 10, 1969, pp. 626–634. doi:10.1021/ed046p626

Wikipedia. Nihonium. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nihonium. Accessed on August 24, 2022.