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release date:2016.06.09

The proposed name and symbol for the new element 113 are now disclosed for public review!

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Professor Kosuke Morita

On Wednesday, 8 June at 9:30 a.m. US Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) / 10:30 p. m. Japan Standard Time (JST), the proposed name and two-letter symbol for element 113 were presented for public review by International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC).

The proposed name and symbol are listed below. Please see the RIKEN website for more details and the comment by Kosuke Morita, Group Director of the Research Group for Superheavy Element at the RIKEN Nishina Center for Accelerator-Based Science and Professor at Kyushu University.  

<Proposed name and two-letter symbol > 
Proposed name: nihonium 
Proposed symbol: Nh

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