element 114


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element 114

n. Symbol Uuq
An artificially produced radioactive element with atomic number 114 whose most stable isotope has a mass number of 289 with a half-life of approximately 2.7 seconds. Radioactive decay of all isotopes is chiefly by alpha-particle emission. Also called ununquadium. See Periodic Table.
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Noun1.element 114 - a radioactive transuranic element
chemical element, element - any of the more than 100 known substances (of which 92 occur naturally) that cannot be separated into simpler substances and that singly or in combination constitute all matter
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In that year, the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC) officially named the newly synthesized element 114 flerovium, with the symbol F1.
That merger made element 116, which decayed almost immediately into element 114 and then into lighter elements.
Element 114, for example, has shown hints that it behaves like a gas at room temperature even though it should be a member of the lead family on the periodic table.
Ten years ago a group of Russian scientists claimed to have produced superheavy element 114. Their results had never been replicated, but in September researchers at the U.S.
Element 114 is the latest to join the periodic table, the chart of all existing elements.
There are also six new isotopes of existing heavy elements, produced as researchers at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory in California monitored the radioactive decay of element 114 (SN: 11/20/10, p.