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- n. The only stable isotope of phosphorus, 3115P, having fifteen protons and sixteen neutrons
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Once these exceptionally pure crystals were created, they then had to be doped with phosphorus-31 in specific areas of the crystal and to just the right amount - an undertaking that Ager compared to adding one extra person to Earth's population at one particular address.
To conduct their experiments, they have been working with individual spins of electrons of phosphorus-31 atoms contained in a very expensive, exceptionally pure and isotopically controlled silicon-28 crystal, Lyon said.