plasmapy.particles.symbols

Functions that deal with string representations of atomic symbols and numbers.

Functions

atomic_symbol(element)

Return the atomic symbol.

element_name(element)

Return the name of an element.

ionic_symbol(particle[, mass_numb, Z])

Return the ionic symbol of an ion or neutral atom.

isotope_symbol(isotope[, mass_numb])

Return the symbol representing an isotope.

particle_symbol(particle[, mass_numb, Z])

Return the symbol of a particle.