roentgenium


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roent·gen·i·um

 (rĕnt-gĕn′ē-əm, -jĕn′- rŭnt-, rœnt-gen′-)
n. Symbol Rg
An artificially produced radioactive element with atomic number 111 that has only been produced in trace amounts. Its most stable known isotope has a mass number of 280 and a half-life of 3.6 seconds. See Periodic Table.

[After Wilhelm Conrad Roentgen.]

roentgenium

(rɒntˈɡɛnɪəm; rɛnt-)
n
(Elements & Compounds) a synthetic radioactive element produced in small quantities by cold fusion in a linear accelerator. Symbol: Rg; atomic no: 111
[C21: named after W. K. Roentgen]
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Noun1.roentgenium - 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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References in periodicals archive ?
Linked with Moscovium - (Discovered in a laboratory in Moscow); Copernicium - (Nicolaus Copernicus, Scientist); Roentgenium - (Wilhelm Rontgen); Meitnerium -(Lise Meitner); Lawrencium - (Ernest Lawrence); Nobelium - (Alfred Nobel), and Rutherfordium - Ernest Rutherford, New Zealand).
In November 2004 the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry named 111th elementary element of the Periodic System roentgenium (Rg).
Three new elements were added to the Periodic Table in 2012 after the confirmation of elements 110, 111 and 112 were named darmstadtium (Ds), roentgenium (Rg) and copernicium (Cn).