Darmstadtium

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Darmstadtium

This is darmstadtium.

Symbol Ds
Atomic number 110
Atomic mass (269) amu

Darmstadtium was first synthesized in 1994 at the Gesellschaft fur Schwerionenforschung mbH (GSI) in Darmstadt, Germany. In 2001, a joint IUPAC-IUPAP Working Party (IWP) had confirmed the discovery of element number 110. In 2003, IUPAC officially recommended the name darmstadtium. This continues the long-established tradition of naming an element after the place of its discovery.

See also

Periodic table of the elements