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Substance Name: Neutron
RN: 12586-31-1

Note

  • Electrically neutral elementary particles found in all atomic nuclei except light hydrogen; the mass is equal to that of the proton and electron combined and they are unstable when isolated from the nucleus, undergoing beta decay. Slow, thermal, epithermal, and fast neutrons refer to the energy levels with which the neutrons are ejected from heavier nuclei during their decay.

Molecular Formula

  • Unspecified
 
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Names and Synonyms

MeSH Heading

  • Neutrons

Synonym

  • Neutrons

Systematic Name

  • Neutron

Superlist Name

  • Neutrons

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 12586-31-1

System Generated Number

  • 0012586311