Periodic Table of the Elements

This page contains the periodic table of the elements. It is the starting point for more detailed informations about all elements. Just click on an element symbol or on the group symbol.
A little bit about the history of discovering elements can be found here.
"The layout of the periodic table demonstrates recurring ("periodic") chemical properties. Elements are listed in order of increasing atomic number (i.e., the number of protons in the atomic nucleus). Rows are arranged so that elements with similar properties fall into the same columns (groups or families).
According to quantum mechanical theories of electron configuration within atoms, each row (period) in the table corresponds to the filling of a quantum shell of electrons. There are progressively longer periods further down the table, grouping the elements into s-, p-, d- and f-blocks to reflect their electron configuration"
(Quote from Wikipedia)
And so on. Look it up yourself if you are not familiar with the periodic table.
The straight numbers are the groups according to the newer system, the roman numerals followed by "A" (main group elements) or "B" (transisiton elements) are the groups according to the older (European) system

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18
Li Be
B C N O F Ne
Na Mg
Al Si P S Cl Ar
K Ca Sc Ti V Cr Mn Fe Co Ni Cu Zn Ga Ge As Se Br Kr
Rb Sr Y Zr Nb Mo Tc Ru Rh Pd Ag Cd In Sn Sb Te J Xe
Cs Ba La Hf Ta W Re Os Ir Pt Au Hg Tl Pb Bi Po At Rn
Fr Ra Ac

Lanthanoids and Actinoids

La Ce Pr Nd Rm Sm Eu Gd Tb Dy Ho Er Tm Yb Lu
Ac Th Pa U Np Pu Am Cm Bk Cf Es Fm Md No Lw

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go to Glossary

go to Elementary Particles

go to History of Carbon

go to 4.1.1 Microscopes

go to Group 1 / IA; Alkali Group

go to Group 2 / IIA; Alkaline Earth Metals Group

go to Group 12 / IIB; Scandium Group

go to Group 12 / IIB; Titanium Group

go to Group 5 / VB; Vandium Group

go to Group VIB; Chromium Group

go to Group 7 / VIIB; Manganese Group

go to Group 8 - 10 / VIIIB; Iron - Platinum Group

go to Group 11 / IB; Copper Group

go to Group 12 / IIB; Zinc Group

go to Group 13 / IIIA;

go to Group 14 / IVA; Carbon Group

go to Group 15 / VA; Nitrogen Group

go to Group 16 / VIA; Chalkogenides or Oxygen Group

go to Group 18 / VII; Noble Gases

go to Group 1/ I; Hydrogen

go to Group 3 / IIIB; Lanthanides or "Rare Earths"

go to Group 17 / VIIA; Halogens

go to 2.1.1 Bang it!

go to 2.3.1 Let's get to Work.

go to 9.2.2 Designing Low Alloy Steels

go to Bravais Lattices and Crystals

go to Spring Model and Properties of Crystals

go to Isotopes

go to Magnetism

go to 5.5.1 What's in a Name?

go to Alloying Elements in Detail

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