Examples of Isotopes and Their Uses?


The most common isotopes in existence are hydrogen isotopes, some of which are deuterium and tritium. An isotope is one of at least two atoms having the same atomic number but different numbers of neutrons.
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Isotopes are atoms that have more neutrons than other atoms of the same element and, therefore have greater mass. The most common isotope is carbon-12.
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Isotopes exist because they assist in determining the age of a material which is made up of isotopic elements. For example the age of trees that lived quite a ...
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