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Author: Hans Lohninger

Atomic Number 110
Atomic Symbol Ds
CAS ID No. 54083-77-1
Atomic Weight [269] amu
Electron Configuration [Rn]7s1 5f14 6d9
Melting Point -
Boiling Point -
Density -

Only a few atoms of darmstadtium have ever been made, initially through a nuclear fusion of lead and nickel (at the Gesellschaft für Schwerionenforschung, GSI, in Darmstadt):

208Pb + 62Ni 269Ds + 1 n

The IUPAC recognised the GSI team as discoverers in their 2001 report. Hence the new element was officially named darmstadtium in 2003.

Last Update: 2011-02-16