The deuteron is a subatomic particle that contains a neutron and a proton. The atom is known as deuterium and its nucleus is known as deuteron.
What is Deuteron?
The deuteron is a stable particle composed of neutron and proton. It is denoted by symbol D or 2H or Hydrogen-2. Deuteron mass is expressed using the atomic mass unit (amu) or electron volts(eV). Deuteron has a charge +1e.
Mass of deuterium
|Mass of Deuteron in amu||mD = 2.013553212745(40) u|
|Deuteron mass in MeV||mD = 1875.612 928(12) MeV|
Difference Between Deuteron and Deuterium
|Deuteron is the nucleus of Deuterium||Deuterium is an isotope of hydrogen|
|Deuteron is represented by 2H+||Deuterium is represented by 2H or D|
Hope you have learnt about Deuteron in atomic theory. Along with, the difference between Deuteron and deuterium, the mass of Deuteron in two units namely- Deuteron mass in amu, Deuteron mass in MeV.
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