JMP  Vol.5 No.3 , February 2014
IUPAC Periodic Table Quantum Mechanics Consistent
Author(s) Bernard Schaeffer*

Most periodic tables of the chemical elements are between 96% and 100% in accord with quantum mechanics. Three elements only do not fit correctly into the official tables, in disagreement with the spherical harmonics and the Pauli exclusion principle. Helium, belonging to the s-block, should be placed beside hydrogen in the s-block instead of the p-block. Lutetium and lawrencium belonging to the d-block of the transition metals should not be in the f-block of the lanthanides or the actinoids. With these slight modifications, the IUPAC table becomes quantum mechanics consistent.

Cite this paper
Schaeffer, B. (2014) IUPAC Periodic Table Quantum Mechanics Consistent. Journal of Modern Physics, 5, 117-122. doi: 10.4236/jmp.2014.53020.
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