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Oganessian, Y. T., V. K. Utyonkov, Y. V. Lobanov, F. S. Abdullin, A. N. Polyakov, R. N. Sagaidak, I. V. Shirokovsky, Y. S. Tsyganov, A. A. Voinov, G. G. Gulbekian, S. L. Bogomolov, B. N. Gikal, A. N. Mezentsev, S. Iliev, V. G. Subbotin, A. M. Sukhov, K. Subotic, V. I. Zagrebaev, G. K. Vostokin, M. G. Itkis, K. J. Moody, J. B. Patin, D. A. Shaughnessy, M. A. Stoyer, N. J. Stoyer, P. A. Wilk, J. M. Kenneally, J. H. Landrum, J. F. Wild, R. W. Lougheed, “Synthesis of the Isotopes of Elements 118 and 116 in the Cf-249 and Cm-245+Ca-48 Fusion Reactions,” Physical Review C 74 (4) (2006).

Oganessian, Y. T., V. K. Utyonkov, Y. V. Lobanov, F. S. Abdullin, A. N. Polyakov, I. V. Shirokovsky, Y. S. Tsyganov, G. G. Gulbekian, S. L. Bogomolov, B. N. Gikal, A. N. Mezentsev, S. Iliev, V. G. Subbotin, A. M. Sukhov, A. A. Voinov, G. V. Buklanov, K. Subotic, V. I. Zagrebaev, M. G. Itkis, J. B. Patin, K. J. Moody, J. F. Wild, M. A. Stoyer, N. J. Stoyer, D. A. Shaughnessy, J. M. Kenneally, P. A. Wilk, R. W. Lougheed, “New Elements from Dubna,” European Physical Journal A 25: 589-594, Suppl. 1 (2005).

Stoyer, M. A., J. B. Patin, J. M. Kenneally, K. J. Moody, D. A. Shaughnessy, N. J. Stoyer, J. F. Wild, P. A. Wilk, V. K. Utyonkov, and Y. T. Oganessian, “Random Probability Analysis of Recent Ca-48 Experiments,” European Physical Journal A 25: 595-597, Suppl. 1 (2005).

Oganessian, Y. T., V. K. Utyonkov, S. N. Dmitriev, Y. V. Lobanov, M. G. Itkis, A. N. Polyakov, Y. S. Tsyganov, A. N. Mezentsev, A. V. Yeremin, A. A. Voinov, E. A. Sokol, G. G. Gulbekian, S. L. Bogomolov, S. Iliev, V. G. Subbotin, A. M. Sukhov, G. V. Buklanov, S. V. Shishkin, V. I. Chepygin, G. K. Vostokin, N. V. Aksenov, M. Hussonnois, K. Subotic, V. I. Zagrebaev, K. J. Moody, J. B. Patin, J. F. Wild, M. A. Stoyer, N. J. Stoyer, D. A. Shaughnessy, J. M. Kenneally, P. A. Wilk, R. W. Lougheed, H. W. Gaggeler, D. Schumann, H. Bruchertseifer, and R. Eichler, “Synthesis of Elements 115 and 113 in the Reaction Am-243+Ca-48,” Physical Review C 72 (3) (2005).

Oganessian, Y. T., V. K. Utyonkov, Y. V. Lobanov, F. S. Abdullin, A. N. Polyakov, I. V. Shirokovsky, Y. S. Tsyganov, G. G. Gulbekian, S. L. Bogomolov, B. N. Gikal, A. N. Mezentsev, S. Iliev, V. G. Subbotin, A. M. Sukhov, A. A. Voinov, G. V. Buklanov, K. Subotic, V. I. Zagrebaev, M. G. Itkis, J. B. Patin, K. J. Moody, J. F. Wild, M. A. Stoyer, N. J. Stoyer, D. A. Shaughnessy, J. M. Kenneally, P. A. Wilk, R. W. Lougheed, R. I. Il'kaev, and S. P. Vesnovskii, “Measurements of Cross Sections and Decay Properties of the Isotopes of Elements 112, 114, and 116 Produced in the Fusion Reactions U-233,U-238, Pu-242, and Cm-248+Ca-48,” Physical Review C 70 (6) (2004).

Oganessian, Y. T., V. K. Utyonkov, Y. V. Lobanov, F. S. Abdullin, A. N. Polyakov, I. V. Shirokovsky, Y. S. Tsyganov, G. G. Gulbekian, Bogomolov, SL; B. N. Gikal, A. N. Mezentsev, S. Iliev, V. G. Subbotin, A. M. Sukhov, A. A. Voinov, G. V. Buklanov, V. I. Zagrebaev, M. G. Itkis, K. J. Moody, J. F. Wild, M. A. Stoyer, N. J. Stoyer, D. A. Shaughnessy, J. M. Kenneally, J. B. Patin, and R. W. Lougheed “Synthesis of Superheavy Nuclei in Ca-48-Induced Reactions,” Progress of Theoretical Physics Supplement (154): 406-416 (2004).

Oganessian, Y. T., V. K. Utyonkov, Y. V. Lobanov, F. S. Abdullin, A. N. Polyakov, I. V. Shirokovsky, Y. S. Tsyganov, G. G. Gulbekian, S. L. Bogomolov, B. N. Gikal, A. N. Mezentsev, S. Iliev, V. G. Subbotin, A. M. Sukhov, A. A. Voinov, G. V. Buklanov, K. Subotic, V. I. Zagrebaev, M. G. Itkis, J. B. Patin, K. J. Moody, J. F. Wild, M. A. Stoyer, N. J. Stoyer, D. A. Shaughnessy, J. M. Kenneally, and R. W. Lougheed, “Measurements of Cross Sections for the Fusion-Evaporation Reactions Pu-244(Ca-48,xn)(292-x)114 and Cm-245(Ca-48,xn)(293-x)116,” Physical Review C 69 (5) (2004).

Oganessian, Y. T., V. K. Utyonkov, Y. V. Lobanov, F. S. Abdullin, A. N. Polyakov, I. V. Shirokovsky, Y. S. Tsyganov, G. G. Gulbekian, S. L. Bogomolov, B. N. Gikal, A. N. Mezentsev, S. Iliev, V. G. Subbotin, A. M. Sukhov, A. A. Voinov, G. V. Buklanov, K. Subotic, V. I. Zagrebaev, M. G. Itkis, J. B. Patin, K. J. Moody, J. F. Wild, M. A. Stoyer, N. J. Stoyer, D. A. Shaughnessy, J. M. Kenneally, R. W. Lougheed, “Heavy Element Research at Dubna,” Nuclear Physics A 734: 109-123 (2004).

Moody, K., Dubna-Livermore Collaboration, “Superheavy Element Isotopes, Decay Properties, Nuclear Physics A 734: 188-191 (2004).

Oganessian, Y. T., V. K. Utyonkov, Y. V. Lobanov, F. S. Abdullin, A. N. Polyakov, I. V. Shirokovsky, Y. S. Tsyganov, G. G. Gulbekian, S. L. Bogomolov, A. N. Mezentsev, S. Iliev, V. G. Subbotin, A. M. Sukhov, A. A. Voinov, G. V. Buklanov, K. Subotic, V. I. Zagrebaev, M. G. Itkis, J. B. Patin, K. J. Moody, J. F. Wild, M. A. Stoyer, N. J. Stoyer, D. A. Shaughnessy, J. M. Kenneally, and R. W. Lougheed, “Experiments on the Synthesis of Element 115 in the Reaction Am-243(Ca-48,xn)(291-x)115,” Physical Review C 69 (2) (2004).

Oganessian, Y. T., V. K. Utyonkov, Y. V. Lobanov, F. S. Abdullin, A. N. Polyakov, I. V. Shirokovsky, Y. S. Tsyganov, G. G. Gulbekian, S. L. Bogomolov, B. N. Gikal, A. N. Mezentsev, S. Iliev, V. G. Subbotin, A. M. Sukhov, O. V. Ivanov, G. V. Buklanov, K. Subotic, A. A. Voinov, M. G. Itkis, K. J. Moody, J. F. Wild, N. J. Stoyer, M. A. Stoyer, R. W. Lougheed, and C. A. Laue, “Synthesis of Superheavy Nuclei in the Reactions of Pu-244 and Cm-248 with Ca-48,” European Physical Journal A 15 (1-2): 201-204 (2002).

Oganessian, Y. T., V. K. Utyonkov, Y. V. Lobanov, F. S. Abdullin, A. N. Polyakov, I. V. Shirokovsky, Y. S. Tsyganov, A. N. Mezentsev, S. Iliev, V. G. Subbotin, A. M. Sukhov, G. V. Buklanov, K. Subotic, Y. A. Lazarev, K. J. Moody, J. F. Wild, N. J. Stoyer, M. A. Stoyer, R. W. Lougheed, and C. A. Laue, “Average Charge States of Heavy Atoms in Dilute Hydrogen,” Physical Review C 64 (6) (2001).

Oganessian, Y. T., V. K. Utyonkov, Y. V. Lobanov, F. S. Abdullin, A. N. Polyakov, I. V. Shirokovsky, Y. S. Tsyganov, A. N. Mezentsev, S. Iliev, V. G. Subbotin, A. M. Sukhov, K. Subotic, O. V. Ivanov, A. N. Voinov, V. I. Zagrebaev, K. J. Moody, J. F. Wild, N. J. Stoyer, M. A. Stoyer, and R. W. Lougheed, “Measurements of Cross Sections for the Fusion-Evaporation Reactions Pb-204,Pb-206,Pb-207,Pb-208+Ca-48 and Pb-207+S-34: Decay Properties of the Even-Even Nuclides Cf-238 and No-250,” Physical Review C 6405 (5) (2001).

Oganessian, Y. T., V. K. Utyonkov, and K. J. Moody, “Synthesis of (292)116 in the Cm-248+Ca-48 Reaction,” Physics of Atomic Nuclei 64 (8): 1349-1355 (2001).

Oganessian, Y. T., V. K. Utyonkov, Y. V. Lobanov, F. S. Abdullin, A. N. Polyakov, I. V. Shirokovsky, Y. S. Tsyganov, G. G. Gulbekian, S. L. Bogomolov, B. N. Gikal, A. N. Mezentsev, S. Iliev, V. G. Subbotin, A. M. Sukhov, O. V. Ivanov, G. V. Buklanov, K. Subotic, M. G. Itkis, K. J. Moody, J. F. Wild, N. J. Stoyer, M. A. Stoyer, R. W. Lougheed, C. A. Laue, Y. A. Karelin, and A. N. Tatarinov, “Observation of the Decay of (292)116,” Physical Review C 6301 (1) (2001).

Stoyer, N. J., M. A. Stoyer, J. F. Wild, K. J. Moody, R. W. Lougheed, Y. T. Oganessian, and V. K. Utyonkov, “Random Probability Analysis of Heavy-Element Data,” Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section A-Accelerators Spectrometers Detectors and Associated Equipment 455 (2): 433-441 (2000).

Oganessian, Y. T., V. K. Utyonkov, Y. V. Lobanov, F. S. Abdullin, A. N. Polyakov, I. V. Shirokovsky, Y. S. Tsyganov, G. G. Gulbekian, S. L. Bogomolov, B. N. Gikal, A. N. Mezentsev, S. Iliev, V. G. Subbotin, A. M. Sukhov, O. V. Ivanov, G. V. Buklanov, K. Subotic, M. G. Itkis, K. J. Moody, J. F. Wild, N. J. Stoyer, M. A. Stoyer, and R. W. Lougheed, “Synthesis of Superheavy Nuclei in Ca-48+Pu-244 Interactions,” Physics of Atomic Nuclei 63 (10): 1679-1687 (2000).

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Oganessian, Y. T., V. K. Utyonkov, and K. J. Moody, “Voyage to Superheavy Island,” Scientific American 282 (1): 63-67 (2000).

Oganessian, Y. T., V. K. Utyonkov, Y. V. Lobanov, F. S. Abdullin, A. N. Polyakov, I. V. Shirokovsky, Y. S. Tsyganov, G. G. Gulbekian, S. L. Bogomolov, B. N. Gikal, A. N. Mezentsev, S. Iliev, V. G. Subbotin, A. M. Sukhov, G. V. Buklanov, K. Subotic, M. G. Itkis, K. J. Moody, J. F. Wild, N. J. Stoyer, M. A. Stoyer, and R. W. Lougheed, “Synthesis of Superheavy Nuclei in the Ca-48+Pu-244 Reaction,” Physical Review Letters 83 (16): 3154-3157 (1999).

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