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Weight of a neutron?

  1. Apr 24, 2012 #1
    Hello all,
    Does anyone know the weight of a neutron? Or, better yet, does anyone know offhand the weight of hydrogen subscript 2 (hydrogen isotope with two neutrons)?
    Thanks!
     
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  4. Apr 24, 2012 #3

    jtbell

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  5. Apr 24, 2012 #4

    mathman

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    To clarify notation:

    H1 = ordinary hydrogen (no neutrons)
    H2 = deuterium (one neutron)
    H3 = tritium (two neutrons)
     
  6. Apr 24, 2012 #5
    Oh, oops! Looks like I had a discrepancy between the subscript and neutron number. I did mean tritium, but I'd be curious to know the weight of deuterium (the real H2) as well.
     
  7. Apr 24, 2012 #6
    those wikipedia articles have the answer
     
  8. Apr 25, 2012 #7
    Great. I'll take a look.
     
  9. Apr 25, 2012 #8
    Really, you should try to look this kind of information up yourself.
     
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