ELEMENT

Returns the short name or full name of a chemical element in the periodic table, given the atomic number of the element.

Syntax

ELEMENT(atomic_number, full_name)

atomic_number Integer expression that specifies the atomic number of the element to consider.
full_name Optional. Boolean expression, either TRUE or FALSE. Decides whether the function should return the short name (FALSE) or the full name (TRUE) of the element. Default is FALSE if omitted.

Example:

Element
Atomic Number
Function
Answer
Oxygen (O)
6
=element(6)
O
Titanium (Ti)
22
=element(22, TRUE)
Titanium
Ununbium (Uub)
112
=element(112, TRUE)
Ununbium

See Also:

ATOMIC
NEUTRON