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CIAAW Publications

Besides the Table of Standard Atomic Weights, the Commission publishes a variety of documents regarding atomic weights and cognate data.

Atomic Weight Reports
Isotopic Composition Reports
Element by Element Reviews
Technical Publications
Educational Publications


Atomic Weight Reports

2013 • Atomic weights of the elements 2013 (xls) by T.B. Coplen, W.A. Brand, J. Meija, M. Gröning, N.E. Holden, M. Berglund, P. De Bièvre, R.D. Loss, T. Prohaska, and T. Walczyk. ciaaw.org (2013)

2011 • Atomic weights of the elements 2011 by M.E. Wieser, N. Holden, T.B. Coplen, J.K. Böhlke, M. Berglund, W.A. Brand, P. De Bièvre, M. Gröning, R.D. Loss, J. Meija, T. Hirata, T. Prohaska, R. Schönberg, G. O’Connor, T. Walczyk, S. Yoneda, and X.-K. Zhu. Pure Appl. Chem. 85, 1047-1078 (2013)

2009 • Atomic weights of the elements 2009 by M.E. Wieser, and T.B. Coplen. Pure Appl. Chem. 83, 359-396 (2011)

2007 • Atomic weights of the elements 2007 by M.E. Wieser. Pure Appl. Chem. 81, 2131-2156 (2009)

2005 • Atomic weights of the elements 2005 by M.E. Wieser. Pure Appl. Chem. 78, 2051-2066 (2006)

2001 • Atomic weights of the elements 2001 by R.D. Loss. Pure Appl. Chem. 75, 1107-1122 (2003)

1999 • Atomic weights of the elements 1999 by T.B. Coplen. Pure Appl. Chem. 73, 667-683 (2001)

1997 • Errata: Atomic weights of the elements 1997 by R.D. Vocke Jr. Pure Appl. Chem. 71, 1808 (1999)

1997 • Atomic weights of the elements 1997 by R.D. Vocke Jr. Pure Appl. Chem. 71, 1593-1607 (1999)

1995 • Atomic weights of the elements 1995 by T.B. Coplen. Pure Appl. Chem. 68, 2339-2359 (1996)

1993 • Atomic weights of the elements 1993 by Anon. Pure Appl. Chem. 66, 2423-2444 (1994)

1991 • Atomic weights of the elements 1991 by Anon. Pure Appl. Chem. 64, 1519-1534 (1992)

1989 • Atomic weights of the elements 1989 by Anon. Pure Appl. Chem. 63, 975-990 (1991)

1987 • Atomic weights of the elements 1987 by Anon. Pure Appl. Chem. 60, 841-854 (1988)

1985 • Atomic weights of the elements 1985 by Anon. Pure Appl. Chem. 58, 1677-1692 (1986)

1983 • Atomic weights of the elements 1983 by N.E. Holden, and R.L. Martin. Pure Appl. Chem. 56, 653-674 (1984)

1981 • Atomic weights of the elements 1981 by N.E. Holden, and R.L. Martin. Pure Appl. Chem. 55, 1101-1118 (1983)

1979 • Atomic weights of the elements 1979 by N.E. Holden. Pure Appl. Chem. 52, 2349-2384 (1980)

1977 • Atomic weights of the elements 1977 by N.E. Holden. Pure Appl. Chem. 51, 405-434 (1979)

1975 • Atomic weights of the elements 1975 by Anon. Pure Appl. Chem. 47, 75-96 (1976)

1973 • Atomic weights of the elements 1973 by Anon. Pure Appl. Chem. 37, 589-603 (1974)

1971 • Atomic weights of the elements 1971 by Anon. Pure Appl. Chem. 30, 637-650 (1972)

1969 • Atomic weights of the elements 1969 by Anon. Pure Appl. Chem. 21, 91-108 (1970)

1967 • Atomic weights of the elements 1967 by Anon. Pure Appl. Chem. 18, 569-580 (1969)

1963 • Table of Relative Atomic Weights 1963 by Anon. Comptes Rendus IUPAC. XXII, 198-201 (1963)

1961 • Report of the International Commission on Atomic weights (1961) by A.E. Cameron, and E. Wichers. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 84, 4175-4197 (1962)

1959 • International Atomic Weights, 1959 by Anon. J. Chem. Soc., 5277-5278 (1960)

1957 • Report on Atomic Weights for 1956-1957 by E. Wichers. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 80, 4121-4124 (1958)

1955 • Report on Atomic Weights for 1954-55 by E. Wichers. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 78, 3235-3240 (1956)

1955 • International Atomic Weights, 1955 by Anon. J. Chem. Soc., 4989-4989 (1956)

1953 • International Atomic Weights, 1953 by Anon. J. Chem. Soc., 4713-4713 (1954)

1951 • International Atomic Weights, 1951 by Anon. J. Chem. Soc., 1-1 (1953)

1949 • International Atomic Weights, 1949 by Anon. J. Chem. Soc., 1-2 (1951)

1947 • Thirteenth Report of the Committee on Atomic Weights of the International Union of Chemistry by G.P. Baxter, M. Guichard, and R. Whytlaw-Gray. J. Chem. Soc., 983-988 (1947)

1942 • Twelfth Report of the Committee on Atomic Weights of the International Union of Chemistry by G.P. Baxter, M. Guichard, O. Hönigschmid, and R. Whytlaw-Gray. J. Chem. Soc., 980-982 (1947)

1940 • Eleventh Report of the Committee on Atomic Weights of the International Union of Chemistry by G.P. Baxter, M. Guichard, O. Hönigschmid, and R. Whytlaw-Gray. J. Chem. Soc., 146-152 (1941)

1939 • Tenth Report of the Committee on Atomic Weights of the International Union of Chemistry by G.P. Baxter, M. Guichard, O. Hönigschmid, and R. Whytlaw-Gray. J. Chem. Soc., 475-478 (1940)

1938 • Ninth Report of the Committee on Atomic Weights of the International Union of Chemistry by G.P. Baxter, M. Guichard, O. Hönigschmid, and R. Whytlaw-Gray. J. Chem. Soc., 351-356 (1939)

1937 • Eighth Report of the Committee on Atomic Weights of the International Union of Chemistry by G.P. Baxter, O. Hönigschmid, and P. Lebeau. J. Chem. Soc., 1101-1109 (1938)

1936 • Seventh Report of the Committee on Atomic Weights of the International Union of Chemistry by O. Hönigschmid, and P. Lebeau. J. Chem. Soc., 1900-1909 (1937)

1935 • Sixth Report of the Committee on Atomic Weights of the International Union of Chemistry by O. Hönigschmid, and P. Lebeau. J. Chem. Soc., 1893-1900 (1937)

1934 • Fifth Report of the Committee on Atomic Weights of the International Union of Chemistry by G.P. Baxter, O. Hönigschmid, P. Lebeau, and R.J. Meyer. J. Chem. Soc., 788-795 (1935)

1933 • Fourth Report of the Committee on Atomic Weights of the International Union of Chemistry by G.P. Baxter, Mme. P. Curie, P. Lebeau, O. Hönigschmid, and R.J. Meyer. J. Chem. Soc., 499-512 (1934)

1932 • Third Report of the Committee on Atomic Weights of the International Union of Chemistry by G.P. Baxter, Mme. P. Curie, P. Lebeau, O. Hönigschmid, and R.J. Meyer. J. Chem. Soc., 354-361 (1933)

1931 • Second Report of the Committee on Atomic Weights of the International Union of Chemistry by G.P. Baxter, Mme. M. Curie, O. Hönigschmid, P. Le Beau, and R.J. Meyer. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 54, 1269-1279 (1932)

1930 • First Report of the Committee on Atomic Weights of the International Union of Chemistry by G.P. Baxter, Mme. P. Curie, O. Hönigschmid, P. Lebeau, and R.J. Meyer. J. Chem. Soc., 1617-1627 (1931)

1925 • Second Report of the International Committee of the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry on the Chemical Elements by F.W. Aston, G.P. Baxter, B. Brauner, A. Debierne, A. Leduc, T.W. Richards, F. Soddy, and G. Urbain. J. Chem. Soc., Trans. 127, 913-917 (1925)

1923 • Report of the International Committee on Chemical Elements 1923 by F.W. Aston, G.P. Baxter, B. Brauner, A. Debierne, A. Leduc, T.W. Richards, F. Soddy, and G. Urbain. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 45, 867-874 (1923)

1922 • Report of the International Committee on Atomic Weights for 1921-22 by F.W. Clarke, T.E. Thorpe, and G. Urbain. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 43, 1751-1753 (1921)

1921 • Report of the International Committee on Atomic Weights for 1920-21 by F.W. Clarke, T.E. Thorpe, and G. Urbain. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 42, 1761-1764 (1920)

1920 • Report of the International Committee on Atomic Weights for 1919-20 by F.W. Clarke, T.E. Thorpe, and G. Urbain. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 41, 1881-1887 (1919)

1917 • Annual Report of the International Committee on Atomic Weights, 1917 by F.W. Clarke, T.E. Thorpe, and G. Urbain. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 38, 2219-2221 (1916). This report was also published in J. Chem. Soc., Trans. 109, 777-779 (1916)

1916 • Annual Report of the International Committee on Atomic Weights, 1916 by F.W. Clarke, T.E. Thorpe, and W. Ostwald. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 37, 2449-2452 (1915). This report was also published in J. Chem. Soc., Trans. 107, 1282-1285 (1915)

1915 • Annual Report of the International Committee on Atomic Weights, 1915 by F.W. Clarke, T.E. Thorpe, W. Ostwald, and G. Urbain. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 36, 1585-1589 (1914). This report was also published in J. Chem. Soc., Trans. 105, 2577-2581 (1914)

1914 • Annual Report of the International Committee on Atomic Weights, 1914 by F.W. Clarke, T.E. Thorpe, W. Ostwald, and G. Urbain. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 35, 1807-1810 (1913). This report was also published in J. Chem. Soc., Trans. 103, 1742-1746 (1913)

1913 • Annual Report of the International Committee on Atomic Weights, 1913 by F.W. Clarke, T.E. Thorpe, W. Ostwald, and G. Urbain. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 34, 1437-1440 (1912). This report was also published in J. Chem. Soc., Trans. 101, 1829-1832 (1912)

1912 • Annual Report of the International Committee on Atomic Weights, 1912 by F.W. Clarke, T.E. Thorpe, W. Ostwald, and G. Urbain. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 33, 1639-1642 (1911). This report was also published in J. Chem. Soc., Trans. 99, 1867-1870 (1911)

1911 • Annual Report of the International Committee on Atomic Weights, 1911 by F.W. Clarke, T.E. Thorpe, W. Ostwald, and G. Urbain. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 32, 1113-1116 (1910). This report was also published in J. Chem. Soc., Trans. 97, 1861-1865 (1910)

1910 • Report of the International Committee on Atomic Weights, 1910 by F.W. Clarke, T.E. Thorpe, W. Ostwald, and G. Urbain. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 32, 1-4 (1909). This report was also published in J. Chem. Soc., Trans. 95, 2216-2219 (1909)

1909 • Report of the International Committee on Atomic Weights. 1909 by F.W. Clarke, W. Ostwald, T.E. Thorpe, and G. Urbain. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 31, 1-6 (1909)

1908 • Report of the International Committee on Atomic Weights. 1908 by F.W. Clarke, W. Ostwald, T.E. Thorpe, and G. Urbain. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 30, 1-4 (1908)

1907 • Report of the International Committee on Atomic Weights. 1907 by F.W. Clarke, T.E. Thorpe, H. Moissan, and W. Ostwald. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 29, 107-110 (1907)

1906 • Report of the International Committee on Atomic Weights. 1906 by F.W. Clarke, T.E. Thorpe, K. Seubert, and H. Moissan. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 28, 1-7 (1906)

1905 • Report of the International Committee on Atomic Weights by F.W. Clarke, T.E. Thorpe, K. Seubert, and H. Moissan. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 27, 1-7 (1905)
Bericht des Internationalen Atomgewichts-Ausschusses by F.W. Clarke, H. Moissan, K. Seubert, and T.E. Thorpe. Ber. deutsch. chem. Ges. 38, 7-13 (1905)

1904 • Report of the International Committee on Atomic Weights by F.W. Clarke, T.E. Thorpe, K. Seubert, and H. Moissan. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 26, 1-4 (1904)

1903 • Report of the International Committee on Atomic Weights by F.W. Clarke, T.E. Thorpe, and K. Seubert. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 25, 1-5 (1903)
Bericht der Internationalen Atomgewichts-Commission by F.W. Clarke, K. Seubert, and T.E. Thorpe. Ber. deutsch. chem. Ges. 36, 5-10 (1903)

Isotopic Composition Reports

Isotopic Composition of the Elements 2009 by M. Berglund, and M.E. Wieser. Pure Appl. Chem. 83, 397-410 (2011)

Isotopic Compositions of the Elements, 2001 by J.K. Böhlke, J.R. de Laeter, P. De Bièvre, H. Hidaka, H.S. Peiser, K.J.R. Rosman, and P.D.P. Taylor. J. Phys. Chem. Ref. Data 34, 57-67 (2005)

Isotopic Composition of the Elements 1997 by K.J.R. Rosman, and P.D.P. Taylor. Pure Appl. Chem. 70, 217-235 (1998)

Isotopic Composition of the Elements 1989 by Anon. Pure Appl. Chem. 63, 991-1002 (1991)

Isotopic Composition of the Elements 1983 by N.E. Holden, R.L. Martin, and I.L. Barnes. Pure Appl. Chem. 56, 675-694 (1984)

Isotopic Composition of the Elements 1981 by N.E. Holden, R.L. Martin, and I.L. Barnes. Pure Appl. Chem. 55, 1119-1136 (1983)

Element by Element Reviews

Errata. Atomic weights of the elements: Review 2000 by J.R. de Laeter, J.K. Böhlke, P. De Bièvre, H. Hidaka, H.S. Peiser, K.J.R. Rosman, and P.D.P. Taylor. Pure Appl. Chem. 81, 1535-1536 (2009)

Atomic weights of the elements: Review 2000 by J.R. de Laeter, J.K. Böhlke, P. De Bièvre, H. Hidaka, H.S. Peiser, K.J.R. Rosman, and P.D.P. Taylor. Pure Appl. Chem. 75, 683-800 (2000)

Element by element review of their atomic weights by H.S. Peiser, N.E. Holden, P. De Bièvre, I.L. Barnes, R. Hagemann, J.R. de Laeter, T.J. Murphy, E. Roth, M. Shima, and H.G. Thode. Pure Appl. Chem. 56, 695-768 (1984)

Report of the International Commission on Atomic weights (1961) by A.E. Cameron, and E. Wichers. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 84, 4175-4197 (1962)

Technical Publications

Variation in the terrestrial isotopic composition and atomic weight of argon by J.K. Böhlke. Pure Appl. Chem. 86, 1421-1432 (2014)
Assessment of international reference materials for isotope-ratio analysis by W.A. Brand, T.B. Coplen, J. Vogl, M. Rosner, and T. Prohaska. Pure Appl. Chem. 86, 425-467 (2014)

Calibration of isotope amount ratios by analysis of isotope mixtures by J. Meija. Anal. Bioanal. Chem. 403, 2071-2076 (2012)

Guidelines and recommended terms for expression of stable-isotope-ratio and gas-ratio measurement results by T.B. Coplen. Rapid Comm. Mass Spectrom. 25, 2538-2560 (2011)

Correction for the 17O interference in δ(13C) measurements when analyzing CO2 with stable isotope mass spectrometry by Brand, W.A., S.S. Assonov, and T.B. Coplen. Pure Appl. Chem. 82, 1719-1733 (2010)

TIMS versus multicollector-ICP-MS: coexistence or struggle for survival? by T. Walczyk. Anal. Bioanal. Chem. 378, 229-231 (2004)

Isotope-abundance variations of selected elements by T.B. Coplen, J.K. Böhlke, P. De Bièvre, T. Ding, N.E. Holden, J.A. Hopple, H.R. Krouse, A. Lamberty, H.S. Peiser, K. Revesz, S.E. Rieder, K.J.R. Rosman, E. Roth, P.D.P. Taylor, R.D. Vocke Jr., and Y.K. Xiao. Pure Appl. Chem. 74, 1987-2002 (2002)

Compilation of minimum and maximum isotope ratios of selected elements in naturally occurring terrestrial materials and reagents by T.B. Coplen, J.A. Hopple, J.K. Böhlke, H.S. Peiser, S.E. Rieder, H.R. Krouse, K.J.R. Rosman, T. Ding, R.D. Vocke Jr., K.M. Revesz, A. Lamberty, P. Taylor, and P. De Bièvre. U.S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report 01-4222 (2002)

History of the recommended atomic-weight values from 1882 to 1997: A comparison of differences from current values to the estimated uncertainties of earlier values by T.B. Coplen, and H.S. Peiser. Pure Appl. Chem. 70, 237-257 (1998)

Sulphur isotope data consistency improved by T.B. Coplen, and H.R. Krouse. Nature 392, 32 (1998)

Reporting of relative sulfur isotope-ratio data by H.R. Krouse, and T.B. Coplen. Pure Appl. Chem. 69, 293-295 (1997)

Discontinuance of SMOW and PDB by T.B. Coplen. Nature 375, 285 (1995)

Reporting of stable hydrogen, carbon, and oxygen isotopic abundances by T.B. Coplen. Pure Appl. Chem. 66, 273-276 (1994)

Reporting of Nitrogen-isotope abundances by T.B. Coplen, H.R. Krouse, and J.K. Böhlke. Pure Appl. Chem. 64, 907-908 (1992)

A summary of extremes of isotopic variations in extra-terrestrial materials by M. Shima. Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta 50, 577-584 (1986)

Educational Publications

An ode to the atomic weights by J. Meija. Nature Chem. 6, 749-750 (2014)

Atomic weights: not so constant after all by W.A. Brand. Anal. Bioanal. Chem. 405, 2755-2761 (2013)

Stable isotope deltas: tiny, yet robust signatures in nature by W.A. Brand and T.B. Coplen. Isotopes Environ. Health Stud. 48, 393-409 (2012)

Atomic Weights: No Longer Constants of Nature by T.B. Coplen and N.E. Holden. Chem. Intl. 33, 10-15 (2011)

The Impact of Depleted 6Li on the Standard Atomic Weight of Lithium by N.E. Holden. Chem. Intl. 32, 14-16 (2010)

The role of mass spectrometry in atomic weight determinations by J.R. de Laeter. Mass Spectrom. Rev. 28, 2-19 (2009)

Atomic Weights and the International Committee - A Historical Review by N.E. Holden. Chem. Intl. 26, 4-7 (2004)

A century of progress in the sciences due to atomic weight and isotopic composition measurements by J.R. de Laeter and H.S. Peiser. Anal. Bioanal. Chem. 375, 62-72 (2003)

Al Nier's contribution to atomic weights by J.R. De Laeter. Intl. J. Mass Spectrom. 178, 1-7 (1998)

How good are the standard atomic weights? by H.S. Peiser. Anal. Chem. 57, 511A-522A (1985)

Atomic Weight; Love it or Leave it by N.E. Holden. Chem. Australia 49, 135-136 (1982)

Atomic Weights: Problems, Past and Present by E. Roth. Interdiscipl. Sci. Rev. 2, 75-85 (1977)

How good are the new atomic weights? by E. Wichers. Anal. Chem. 35, 23A-33A (1963)

Determination of Isotopic Masses and Abundances by Mass Spectrometry by A.O. Nier. Science 121, 737-744 (1955)

The inaugural report of the International Atomic Weights Commission

CIAAW

The inaugural 1903 report of the International Atomic Weights Commission by F.W. Clarke, K. Seubert, and T.E. Thorpe. Berichte, 36, 5-10 (1903)