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Synonyms for deuterium

an isotope of hydrogen which has one neutron (as opposed to zero neutrons in hydrogen)

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Once in ammonia, deuterium atoms "prefer" to stay there when temperatures are extremely low, says Lis.
In another logical step, says Herbst, researchers will probably start searching for molecules, such as methanol, containing four deuterium atoms.
However, one of the recent surprisesshows that if the hydrogen isotopes deuterium and tritium are used as fuel, a resonance occurs that greatly raises the fusion efficiency of the muons.