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Isotopic Constitution of Platinum and Rhodium


THE analysis of the platinum ions from a high-frequency spark1, using a new spectrograph, shows that this element consists of five isotopes with masses 192, 194, 195, 196, 198. The middle three form a triplet of almost equal strength, while the heaviest is decidedly weaker and the lightest very faint.

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    NATURE, 135, 541, April 6, 1935.

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