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Helmholtz Association

Chart of Nuclides in the Region of the Heaviest Elements

Caption: This map shows presently known isotopes of the heaviest elements as squares. Blue: Calculated strength of shell effects. Red: nobelium and lawrencium isotopes studied. Green / yellow: Nuclides whose masses have been improved by the results. Orange: Location of closed shells.

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