Getting started

Overview

This package provides an API for accessing various properties of elements from the periodic table of elements.

The repository is hosted on github.

Contributing

All contributions are welcome!

If you would like to suggest an improvement or report a bug or data inconsistency please consider creating an issue on github. I would be especially grateful for references to possible data updates and sources and recommendations of new data.

Citing

If you use mendeleev in a scientific publication, please consider citing the software as

L. M. Mentel, mendeleev - A Python resource for properties of chemical elements, ions and isotopes. , 2014– . Available at: https://github.com/lmmentel/mendeleev.

Here’s the reference in the BibLaTeX format

 @software{mendeleev2014,
    author = {Mentel, Łukasz},
    title = {{mendeleev} -- A Python resource for properties of chemical elements, ions and isotopes},
    url = {https://github.com/lmmentel/mendeleev},
    version = {0.3.6},
    date = {2014--},
}

or the older BibTeX format

@misc{mendeleev2014,
   auhor = {Mentel, Łukasz},
   title = {mendeleev} -- A Python resource for properties of chemical elements, ions and isotopes, ver. 0.3.6},
   howpublished = {\url{https://github.com/lmmentel/mendeleev}},
   year  = {2014--},
}
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Funding

This project is supported by the RCN (The Research Council of Norway) project number 239193.