During this authoritative Very brief Introduction to the periodic desk, Eric Scerri provides a latest and clean exploration of this primary subject within the actual sciences, contemplating the deeper implications of the preparations of the desk to atomic physics and quantum mechanics. Scerri seems on the traits in houses of components that resulted in the development of the periodic desk, and the way the deeper which means of its constitution progressively grew to become obvious with the improvement of atomic thought and quantum mechanics, in order that physics arguably got here to colonize a wholly varied technological know-how, chemistry.
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Scerri, chosen Papers at the Periodic desk (Imperial collage Press, 2009). J. W. van Spronsen, The Periodic process of Chemical parts: A historical past of the 1st Hundred Years (Elsevier, 1969). instructed web pages Eric Scerri’s site for historical past & philosophy of chemistry and the periodic desk, http://ericscerri. com/ Webelements, the major periodic site, maintained by means of Mark wintry weather of Sheffield collage, http://www. webelements. com/ Mark Leach’s metasynthesis website. a superb compendium of periodic tables, http://www. metasynthesis. com/webbook/35_pt/pt_database. personal home page Index A Abelson, Philip 113 summary components 31, sixty two, 131 acids and bases 20–1 and metals 21 actinium (89) as commence of infrequent earths 24 alchemy 2 glossy a hundred and ten Aldersey-Williams, Hugh 6 alpha debris seventy five in transmutation one hundred ten, 112 alphons seventy eight americium (95) 24 Ampère, André 35 argon (18) category 69–71 electrons ninety Aristotle 1 Armstrong, Henry 70 arsenic (33) and superconductivity eleven synthetic parts five astatine (85), synthesis 111–12 atomic quantity 22, 77–80 and isotopes 82–3 triads 131–7 atomic weight 20–2, 32–3 accuracy 36 of argon 69–71 as primary ordering precept 64–5 and Mendeleev sixty one atoms, nuclear version 74–6 Avogadro, Amedeo 34–5 B Barkla, Charles seventy seven bases and acids 20–1 Becquerel, Henri seventy three, 76–7 Benfey 123, one hundred twenty five beryllium (4) and drugs eleven Berzelius, Jöns Jacob nine bismuth (83) and transmutation 111–12 ‘black physique radiation’ 84–5 blocks at the periodic desk 129–30 Bohr, Niels 27–8, seventy eight, 85–8, ninety nine, one zero one bohrium (107) a hundred and fifteen, one hundred twenty Boisbaudran, Paul Émile Lecoq de forty five bonding of atoms 94–5 of parts 61–2 boron (5) and quantum thought 86 Brauner, Bohuslav sixty five Broek, Anton van den 77–9, one hundred twenty five bromine (35) as a part of a triad 37 houses sixteen Bunsen, Robert fifty one burning 30–1 Bury, Charles ninety seven C cadmium (48) and medication eleven caesium (55), identify 7 calcium (20) configuration ninety one spectral strains fifty two Cannizzaro, Stanislao 35, forty two carbon (6), homes sixteen Chancourtois, Émile Béguyer de 43–5 chemical bonding 61–2 chemical periodicity 19–20 chlorine (17) identify 7 as a part of a triad 37 homes sixteen in sodium chloride 61–2 round periodic tables 123, a hundred twenty five type, secondary vs. basic 24–6 cold-fusion approach to synthesis one hundred fifteen colors as aspect names 7 compounds for superconductivity 10–11 ‘conjugated triads’ forty conservation of topic 31 copernicium (112) 116, 121 copper (29), image nine Corson 112 covalent bonding ninety four Crookes, William 7, forty seven, 70 Curie, Marie 73–4, seventy seven curium (96) 24 cyclotron 110–11 Czerwinski, ok. R. 119 D d-block a hundred thirty, 137 Dalton, John nine, 21, 31–3, 35 darmstadtium (110) 116 Davy, Humphry five Davy medal sixty eight deuterium projectiles 111, 112 diatomic molecules 34–5 divalent atoms 21 divisibility of atoms 34 Döbereiner, Wolfgang 36–7, 131 dubnium (105) eight, 118–19 Dufour, Fernando 124, one hundred twenty five E Einstein, Albert 27, eighty five einsteinium (99) 114 eka-elements sixty six, sixty eight, 111 electricity and quantum conception eighty five electrical energy to spot components five electrons and chemical bonding 94–5 configurations ninety seven discovery seventy three, 92–3 and quantum mechanics 99–102, 106–8 and quantum conception 27–8, 85–92 relativistic results 27 as waves 104–5 ‘element’, senses of the observe 62–3 aspect 114 (unnamed) 116–17, 121 point 117 (unnamed) 117–18 aspect 118 (unnamed) 117 parts historical Greek 1–3 as simple substance sixty two, sixty three definition three discovery five names 6–9 new 26 isotopes as 80–1 predictions sixty three, 65–7 as uncomplicated substance xv, three, four, sixty two, sixty three synthesized 109–18 behaviour 118–21 power and quantum thought 85–6 better balance 116–17 similar weight 20–2, 31–2 ether 1 lifestyles of atoms seventy two F f-block one hundred thirty Fermi, Enrico 112–13 fermium (100) 114 fluorine (9), homes sixteen different types of the periodic desk 13–14 francium (87), discovery 112 G gallium (31) sixty six gases inert 69–71 volumes 33–4 see additionally halogens; noble gases Gay-Lussac, Joseph-Louis 33–4 germanium (32) sixty six prediction of fifty five homes sixteen Gmelin, Leopold 38–9 gold (79) and medication eleven Greek philosophers 1–3 idea of summary parts 31 team 1 15 team 2 15 workforce three, triads 134–7 team 14, homes sixteen crew 17, houses 16–17, 19 workforce 18 see noble gases teams (columns) 12–13 H Hahn, Otto, Fritz Strassmann, and Lise Meitner 113 halogens houses 19 as a triad 37 Hartog, Philip forty five hassium (108) one hundred fifteen Heisenberg, Werner 105–6 helium (2) in left-step periodic desk 130–1 identify 6 placement 132, 134 Hevesy, Georg von eighty one Hinrichs, Gustavus 49–53 horizontal relationships 39–41 horizontal rows 12 Humboldt, Alexander von 33–4 Hund ninety nine hydrogen (1) as easy unit of atoms 35–6 placement 127, 133–4 and quantum idea eighty five response with oxygen 33–5 hydroxides in water 20 I id of parts three inert gases 69–71 overseas Union of natural and utilized Chemistry (IUPAC) eight, 12 iodine (53) as a part of a triad 37 houses sixteen and tellurium 64–5, 70, 82–3 ionization power 101–3 ions, optimistic vs.