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Necessity of urgent revising and changing the present IUPAC notation scheme in the Periodic Table


Muradjan, Aco Z.


Research Papers


Quantum Theory / Particle Physics



Date Published:

November 8, 2014




periodic system, periodic table, law, elements, notation scheme, IUPAC, Janet, Madelung rule, aufbau rule, quantum mechanics, electron configuration, numbers, orbital


The current modern notation scheme for the groups in the Periodic Table as proposal was prepared and published from the IUPAC Commission on the Nomenclature of Inorganic Chemistry in 1985. Therefore this proposal for the periodic table group’s notation, after varios prliminary discusions and public comments for groups designation, in 1990 was set as final document and published as recommaendation in Nomenclature of Inorganic Chemistry - the IUPAC Recommendations (Red Book 1) (2) . Also, in 2005 this proposal was verified and published in IUPAC RECOMMENDATIONS (IR-3.5 - Elements in the periodic table) (3) . Besides that numerous other different proposals were presented, the IUPAC Commission on the Nomenclature of Inorganic Chemistry preferred their original proposal - the long form of the periodic table with seven Periods as base for the new group’s notation. So their proposal for designation of the groups as recommendation for further use was accepted. For the reason that the IUPAC Commission encourages further discussions, improvements and proposals on this subject, which is necessarily of concern to all members of the chemical and scientific community, here presented article is attempt to find solution which will better represent reality....

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