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  • n. The major stable isotope of silicon, 2814Si, having fourteen protons and fourteen neutrons; it amounts to over 92% of the element in nature

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Examples

  • A team of scientists based in Germany measured the constant by counting the atoms in a painstakingly crafted one-kilogram sphere of silicon-28.

    Wired Top Stories

  • 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.

    The Daily Princetonian, 2009-06-03

  • However, it requires almost completely pure silicon-28, and that is a product which is extremely difficult to produce in any large quantity.

    TG Daily - All News

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