Deuteron Mass

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

Difference Between Deuteron and Deuterium
Deuteron 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.

Physics Related Topics:

Proton Mass
Bohr Radius
Compton Wavelength
Fine-Structure Constant

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